M/Y Sharkwater, the Vessel

Our Mission
To conduct research, promote conservation, and provide education for the protection of the marine ecosystem.

M/Y Sharkwater is a 133 foot (41 metre) vessel acquired by Fins Attached to help achieve the mission to save sharks and our oceans. Fins Attached was able to acquire the research vessel after a group of individuals, passionate about saving sharks and the oceans, invested in the organization. Gaining its own research expedition vessel will allow the nonprofit to expand it mission. Fins Attached works toward saving marine animal life, sharks in particular, as the apex predators are stripped of their fins to satisfy the demand for shark-fin soup, a delicacy around the world.

Fins Attached is honoring the late filmmaker and friend, Rob Stewart, who recently passed away while on a dive, with naming the vessel SHARKWATER. Fins ATtached is also partnering with the Sharkwater Team to finish the filming of Sharkwater Extinction

“The Sharkwater team is proud to be a part of the Sharkwater research vessel and we know Rob Stewart was thrilled to have been involved in this significant initiative. It’s imperative we support the oceans and all its creatures and this boat will provide an excellent resource for researchers, scientists, and conservation groups for years to come,” began Brian and Sandy Stewart. “A giant thank you to Alex…and his organization Fins Attached for making this happen. As Rob said, ‘Conservation is the preservation of human life on earth and that above all else is worth fighting for,’ concluded Brian.

Your donations will help support the use of M/Y Sharkwater for the filming of Sharkwater Extinction.

Fins Attached is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. All donations are tax deductible.


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