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Friday, May 20th’s Celebration of the Seas, the opening event of Blue Vision Summit 3, included a silent and live auction. Below is a list of the auction items. The event was free and open to the public. All were welcome. Guests enjoyed the films, music, dance and art, and made bids on these wonderful items that were generously donated to benefit Blue Frontier Campaign. Proceeds from the auction are being used to support Blue Frontier Campaign’s efforts to assure healthy seas and coastal communities through united citizen action.

SILENT AUCTION
Food Books Art Getaways Health & Body Films Apparel

LIVE AUCTION
Artwork by Wyland, Brian Skerry and Wayne Levin

Silent Auction

Books

National Geographic Fellow and Washington, D.C. chef Barton Seaver in an influential voice in the culinary world because of his take on seafood and sustainability. In his first book, For Cod and Country, Seaver introduces an entirely new kind of casual cooking featuring seafood that hasn’t been overfished or harvested using destructive methods. A signed copy, as well as a commemorative tote bag, will be up for auction. Value: $30 and Starting Bid: $15


Sea Voices, written by Duffy Healey & Elizabeth Laul Healey, is composed of over 100 people from Ocean Experts to Celebrities. It also includes Filmmakers, Artists, Authors, Musicians, Surf Industry Leaders, Athletes, Ecologists, and even Royalty who all share their personal “Sea Voices.” The book features interviews from Musicians Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Jason Mraz, Scarlet Rivera, Stefan Lessard, Yoko Ono and others, to Actors Daryl Hannah, Ted Danson, Keely & Pierce Brosnan, Kate Walsh, Isabel Lucas, Sam Waterston, Q’orianka Kilcher, Ed Begley, Jr., and others, to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan from Saudi Arabia, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Authors Amy Tan, Carl Safina, Terry Tamminen, and Chris Jordan. It features World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater, and World Champion Skateboarder Tony Hawk, and Artist Shepard Fairey. Additionally it features the renown Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Bob Ballard, Lt. Don Walsh, Alexandra and Fabien Cousteau. There are also interviews from Captain Paul Watson from “Whale Wars”, Captain Charles Moore, David de Rothschild, Shaun Tomson, Roz Savage, and many other fascinating people from over 25 countries. Two signed copies will be up for auction. Value: $29.95 and Starting Bid: $15

Susan CaseyThe New York Times bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth, probes the dramatic convergence of baffling gargantuan waves that pummel oil rigs and sink massive ships, the extreme surfers willing to stare down death in order to ride them, and the marine scientists trying to unlock the physics of these waves, the climate changes that are provoking them, and what chaos they might wreak. Casey explores the phenomenon of monster waves and how they have become an obsession for extreme surfers like Laird Hamilton — who serves as the author’s guide as she takes the reader into the intense, white-knuckle world of 100-foot waves. A signed copy will be up for auction. Value: $27.95 and Starting Bid: $15


All the Way to the Ocean, by Joel Harper, is a children’s book that highlights an important environmental lesson about protecting our oceans as well as keeping our sewer systems free of garbage. A signed copy will be up for auction. Value: $14.95 and Starting Bid: $10

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Art

An original cartoon by Jim Toomey

Getaways

2 Night Stay in a Portola Room based on availability at the Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay. Value: $500 and Starting Bid: $100

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Health & Body

touchwiseTherapeutic Massage by TouchWise Massage Therapy
Sixty minute therapeutic massage at Alexandria office location. Truly relax and remember being healthy in a full body, covered massage. The professional environment and customized treatment will ease aches and melt away muscle tension.  Value: $100 and Starting Bid: $25


PeachesTreat Your Feet Package by Just Peachy Organics
8 oz. Jar of Peppermint Foot Cream
12 oz. Jar of Baby Smooth Foot Scrub
Just Peachy Organics’ mission is to make our customers on God’s earth live free from synthetic chemicals; consume only the freshest ingredients from our planet that are grown organically. Just Peachy Organics is passionate about protecting the environment, wellness, and the prevention of ailments. We  never test on animals. We offer a wide array of skin care hand-crafted from 100% certified organic ingredients. Value: $46 and Starting Bid: $20

Food

logo_iloveblueseaBuy sustainable seafood online! Ilovebluesea.com offers the largest selection of sushi-quality, fresh, sustainable seafood at the best prices. Fish is filleted right before it ships and delivered overnight to your doorstep in all eco-friendlu packaging. Why buy seafood online? No middleman means incredible quality, a much better selection, and every dollar spent supports fisheries driving our ocean’s recovery. It’s a simple, nutritious and delicious way for you to make a positive change! 2 gift certificates, both valued at $75 will be up for auction. Value of each: $75 and Starting Bid of each: $25


Enjoy a lovely dinner for two aboard the Odyssey Washington DC. Savor creative appetizers and entrees prepared fresh onboard daily by our Executive Chef. Sample mouth-watering desserts. Dance to live music or sit back and relax as unmatched monumental views drift past your table. Offering Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Midday, Cocktail and many other cruise choices, we have something special for your next occasion. Value: $200 and Starting Bid: $50


Films

The Cove DVD, 2009 Academy Award winning documentary, disc signed by director Louie Psihoyos
Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary of 2009, THE COVE follows an elite team of activists, filmmakers and freedivers as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Taiji, Japan, shining a light on a dark and deadly secret. Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including hidden microphones and cameras in fake rocks, the team uncovers how this small seaside village serves as a horrifying microcosm of massive ecological crimes happening worldwide. The result is a provocative mix of investigative journalism, eco-adventure and arresting imagery, adding up to an unforgettable story that has inspired audiences worldwide to action. “The Cove” tells one of the most inspiring true stories of our time. When an elite team of activists, filmakers and free divers embark on a covert mission to penetrate a remote and hidden cove in Japan, they shine a light on a dark and deadly secret. This unforgettable story has inspired audiences around the world to action and raised hopes that thousands of the most magnificent wild animals on Earth can be saved.

Apparel

T-shirts from Patagonia

Value of each: $30 and the Starting Bid for each: $5

Women’s

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Women's Small, Blue

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Women's Medium, Dark Blue

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Women's Small, Yellow

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Men’s

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Men's Large, Grey

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Men's Small, Dark Blue

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Men's XXL, Green

Hat from Patagonia

Value: $25 and Starting Bid: $5

Trucker hat with whale design

Trucker hat with whale design

Live Auction

2 Original, signed pieces by Wyland

1 Original, signed piece by Wayne Levin

1 Original piece by Brian Skerry, Surgeonfish, Phoenix Islands

For Sale

 
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