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Online charity auction for Sea of Change Foundation


Sea of Change Foundation

Aggressor Adventures and SSI have partnered to raise funds for the Sea of Change Foundation with an incredible adventure-themed, online auction open for bidding and monetary pledges until 18 November 2023 (11:59 PM EST).

All funds raised support the Foundation’s mission to create positive change for the natural world we all love to enjoy and explore. The Foundation is a US-based, tax-exempt nonprofit, and the official conservation partner of Aggressor Adventures.

Over 50 auction items are offered at an incredible value, with most opening bids starting well below retail value, including amazing trips, adventures, watersports and dive gear, original and signed artwork (donated by the Guy Harvey Foundation and Michele Westmorland), camera gear, gift baskets/cards and so much more!

Aggressor Adventures have put four ‘trips of a lifetime' into the auction:

Or bid on a fabulous one-week liveaboard trip for 1 guest (with 20% off a second guest) for the ‘ultimate whaleshark adventure' in the Sea of Cortez with Nautilus.

Fantastic land-based adventures to bid on include a three-day shark and turtle field research experience with MarAlliance and, separately, a hotel stay and tour at Lamanai Landings, both in beautiful Belize.

Or bid on a fabulous seven-night stay/dive at Manta Ray Bay Resort, Yap!

Is the Philippines on your adventure bucket list? Dive/stay for a week at two boutique resorts with Amuni Ini.

Or rest and relax with a seven-night stay for six people in a private villa on St. Lucia.

Or a seven-night VIP stay for two guests in Treasure Beach, Jamaica!  

The auction also includes the best dive gear, starting with everything a diver needs, including brand new regulators, BCDs, computers, masks/fins/snorkels, dive bags, wetsuits, and rash guards from leaders in the industry, including Aqualung, Coltri, Mares, SCUBAPRO, TUSA, Henderson, OCEAN REEF, Shearwater, and Sharkskin

To complete your adventure, the auction also offers two paddleboards from AKONA, a Suunto sports watch for outdoor expeditions, the best reef-safe skincare from Stream2Sea, complete travel kits from SSI, a choice of three Hoffner knives, and underwater camera equipment from GATES and the Mike & Mike Photography School.

“We are deeply grateful for the support of our wonderful sponsors, Aggressor Adventures and SSI, and for all our generous donors, including California Diving News/Scuba Show, DAN, and Classified Diving.

“Without the dive and adventure travel community’s dedication to conservation and their generosity, this amazing auction, and the critical conservation it will fund would not be possible,” said Samantha Whitcraft, the Foundation’s Executive Director.

“We are so excited to work, again, with Guido Waetzig, SSI’s CEO, and so many conservationists working to preserve our coral reefs, terrestrial ecosystems, and threatened species,” says Wayne Brown, Aggressor Adventures CEO and Board Chair of the Foundation.

“Please join us in raising funds by bidding in or donating to the auction to help support the Foundation’s excellent work with innovative, community-based conservation projects around the world.”

Check out the auction, LIVE NOW, and bid to create your ‘trip of a lifetime'!

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Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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