Robert van Tol, Water Revolution’s executive director, explores why yachts should engage in ocean research in the new issue of The Superyacht Report.

“Considering that the oceans are at the heart of the superyachting lifestyle, it’s only logical for the industry to engage in ocean research. If you think about it, with a fleet of more than 1,700 yachts

over 40 metres, all professionally crewed, migrating around the world, it’s not stretching the imagination to suggest that we can be a fleet of laboratories – a scientific force that could make a significant contribution to the greater good. Not only would this improve the perception of yachting, it would also engage a whole new audience of charterers and owners. May I go so far as to coin a new trend of #purposefulyachting?”

Read Robert’s full column here.