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YachtAid Global executive director resigns

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After a year of volunteer service, Capt. Tim Forderer is stepping down from his post as executive director of YachtAid Global.

Capt. Forderer has worked with YachtAid Global since its early days, partnering with the organization on global operations in his former position as the captain of S/Y Vivid. In 2017, he became the organization’s first full-time volunteer.

Capt. Tim Foderer, far right.

“I am hugely grateful for the opportunity to serve the yachting community this past year,” Capt. Forderer stated in a news release announcing his resignation. “Together we assisted many in need, and in doing so, we realized the sustainability of yachting is directly related to the health of our oceans and the resilience of the world’s coastal communities. The yachting community is uniquely positioned to make a positive significant impact on the planet by coming together and putting the appropriate resources behind organizations like YachtAid Global. I look forward to continuing my support for YachtAid Global as a worldwide ambassador.”

YachtAid Global founder Mark Drewelow will assume the role of executive director.

“The board and entire team is grateful for Tim’s service and leadership, and the personal sacrifice he has made to work as a full-time volunteer over the past year,” Drewelow stated.

Founded in 2006, YachtAid Global is a registered nonprofit that mobilizes a network of superyacht volunteers and aid vessels for delivery of natural disaster relief and development/conservation aid to coastal communities. For more information, visit yachtaidglobal.org.

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