Rachel Goult is Managing Director of Yacht Offset Carbon, a specialised environmental service company established to address the greenhouse gas emissions impact of the yachting industry. In our latest blog, Rachel explores the concept of ‘blue carbon’, the importance of ‘blue carbon credits’, and the barriers still to overcome in gaining recognition for vital blue […]
Environmental Training for Yacht Crew, or the ETYC, was set up in 2019 with a vision to make the yachting industry more sustainable. They provide training and mentoring for yacht crews, offering adaptable solutions to that are easily incorporated into day-to-day yacht operations. By focusing on the everyday habits of crew, they hope to inspire […]
We hear about microplastics all the time, but what are they, and what impact are they having on our natural environment? Guest blogger Gemma Harris explains why microplastic pollution is one of the most urgent environmental emergencies of our time, and how the yachting industry can take action to help eliminate the microplastic that is […]
We are living in unprecedented times and people from all corners of the globe have seen a dramatic change to their way of life amidst the coronavirus – COVID-19 – pandemic. The yachting community are no exception. We are in a constant state of change, encountering new challenges every day, but we are also making […]
Clear Ocean Pact has been awarded a P.E.A Award in recognition of our work pioneering change for the good of our oceans. On 13th November 2019, The Clear Ocean Pact team was presented with the P.E.A (People. Environment. Achievement.) Award in the travel category, at an immersive green-carpet event on London’s Greenwich Peninsula. We joined […]
Every month we shine a spotlight on some of the environmental pioneers in yachting and beyond who have adopted our PACT in their mission to take on ocean plastic pollution. This month, we speak to Eco Yacht Stewardess Lauren Ryburn, otherwise known as ‘The Green Stew’. Lauren talks to Clear Ocean Pact about how she […]
After 10 years in the business, Yacht Chef Alexis Garrison has witnessed the tides of change in attitudes towards plastic within the yachting industry. So we asked her to share her unique perspective and that of the superyacht crews who are working to ignite a plastic-free revolution. A GROWING INDUSTRY With over 50,000 yacht crew […]
Clear Ocean Pact has been featured in a special issue of My Green Pod magazine. The 'Restoration Revolution' was distributed with The Guardian on 6th September 2019, and focuses on embedding restoration into every customer transaction to fix some of our most pressing environmental issues.