Welcome Aboard! A Salute to Sailors for the Sea

Russell Coutts, Jane Lubechenco. Charlie Rose, snf David Rockefeller, Jr.
The main staircase of Christie's Auction House decorated for the event.Charlie Rose interviews Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Sir Russell CouttsChristie's Auctioneer, John Hays, warms up the crowd for some lively bidding in support of ocean conservation.Steven Murphy, Russell Coutts, Henry Becton, Betsy Nicholson, David Treadway, Max Williamson, Jane Lubchenco, Stephen Lash, Charlie Rose, Fernanda Kellogg, Regan Gammon, Dan Pingaro, and David Rockefeller, Jr.
Sailors for the Sea's first major benefit was held on December 3rd, 2012 at Christie's Auction House in New York.

This event was possible due to generous early support from:

Christie's 

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Hinckley

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

Special thanks to our Chairs and Sponsors

Honorary Chair
Bill Koch

Platinum Sponsor
Christie's

Chairs
Christopher Buck 
Charles Butt
James H. Clark
David and Susan Rockefeller

Gold Sponsors
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
The Hinckley Company
The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Vice Chairs
Anonymous
Jeannie and Henry Becton, Jr. 
Rick and Nonnie Burnes
John Castle
Bertram J. and Barbara Cohn 
George and Sophie Coumantaros 
Paula and Jim Crown
Andrew and Sydney Davis
Ed Dolman
Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby 
Wendy Ettinger
Regan and Billy Gammon
Diane and Guilford Glazer
Agnes Gund
Graham and Anne Gund
JoCarole and Ronald S. Lauder 
Gerry Lenfest
Kevin Mahaney
Elaine and Anto Marden
Jerry Speyer and Katherine Farley
Alexander J. Roepers
Andrew Sabin Family Foundation

Silver Sponsors
Fujisankei Communications
The Harris Family Foundation
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Louis Vuitton North America
Rockefeller & Co.

Welcome Aboard Committee
Regan Gammon, Chair
Fernanda M. Kellogg
Stephen S. Lash
David Rockefeller, Jr.
Vin Cipolla
Anne Garnett
Nathalie G. Kaplan
Elaine Marden
Daniel Pingaro
Geoffroy van Raemdonck
Toby Usnik

Auctioneer
John Hays