icon_arrow_down icon_arrow_left icon_arrow_left_large icon_arrow_right icon_arrow_right_large icon_arrow_up icon_bullet_arrow icon_call icon_close icon_facebook icon_googleplus icon_grid_off icon_instagram icon_login icon_mail icon_menu icon_message icon_minus icon_pinterest icon_plus icon_quote_end icon_quote_start icon_refresh icon_search icon_tick_on icon_twitter icon_video_play icon_youtube

Sign up to our mailing list for the latest Boat International & Events news.


Missing your newsletter?

If you’ve unsubscribed by mistake and would like to continue to hear about the latest Boat International & Events news, update your preferences now and let us know which emails you’d like to receive.

No, thanks
13 brilliant ways yachts are used for charity

13 brilliant ways yachts are used for charity

1 of 13 1/13

Billy Joel donated his yacht to the International Seakeepers Society

Vendetta is worth more than $1million

Superyachts can feature beautiful classic designs, take you to remote cruising destinations and offer the ultimate in luxury experiences, but they can also be the perfect conduit in helping charities. For example, celebrity yacht designer Billy Joel donated his luxury yacht Vendetta to the International Seakeepers Society in August 2016.

The best-selling singer/songwriter designed the 17.35 metre yacht in collaboration with Doug Zurn and CH Marine. Delivered in 2005, _Vendetta _went on display at the 2015 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in hopes of finding a buyer. However, Joel has now decided to support the International Seakeepers Society with this generous gift. CEO Richard Snow said, “We are forever grateful for this donation and would like to thank yacht broker Bruce Leffers of Northrop & Johnson for assisting to make this happen.”

Read More
Sponsored Listings
Upgrade your account
Your account at BOAT International doesn't include a BOAT Pro subscription. Please subscribe to BOAT Pro in order to unlock this content.
Subscribe More about BOAT Pro