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 Do something positive, take part in the Yachts du Coeur! 

Faites quelque chose de positif, prenez part aux Yachts du Coeur!

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26-11-2016…NEWS:
L’association ECOMER, vient de signer un partenariat avec la société ECOTANK, pour la mise en place de containers de collectes de denrées non périssables issus des grands yachts au profit des YACHTS DU COEUR, sur les ports de Menton à Saint Tropez où toutes leurs barges se trouvent, et Yachts-du-Coeurce pour en faire bénéficier la Banque Alimentaire 06.
Ce sont donc en tout 11 points de collectes YACHTS DU COEUR à l’année qui viennent d’être créés sur quasiment tous le ports de la Côte d’Azur. Nous collectons aussi le linge dont vous voulez vous séparer et ECOMER se chargera de le redistribuer aux associations dans le besoin.logo_ecotank
N° de contact unique pour tous vos dons de denrées non périssables et de linge :
Tel : +33 (0)6 30 94 68 58

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2016-11-26…NEWS
ECOMER association has just signed a partnership with ECOTANK company  to set up non-perishable food collecting points to the benefit of the Yachts du Coeur on the ports situated between Menton and Saint Tropez where all their barges are located. ECOMER will redistribute the collects to benefit the Food Bank 06.Yachts-du-Coeur
A total of 11 YACHTS DU COEUR collecting points have hence been created on almost all the ports on the French Riviera. We also collect your unwanted linen and ECOMER will also undertake to redistribute it to the local associations in need.
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Unique contact number for all your donations of non-perishables and linen:
Tel: +33 (0) 6 30 94 68 58

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18-09-2016…NEWS:
The 18 sept 2016 YACHTS DU COEUR was held from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Port Canto in Cannes, on the quay of the harbor master’s office, accompanied by Mr David LISNARD, CANNES Mayor, ECOMER boat, the YACHTS DU COEUR flagship, The TAAPE, French Marine Nationale Supply ship, SNS262 from Cannes Golfe Juan SNSM, and  the Yacht du Coeur godfather, Marc Pajot, 5-time sailing world champion, who left his handprints in the concrete pavement of Canto’s capitainerie quay for the occasion. 

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ECOMER, bateau Amiral des Yachts du Coeur
 
2016-09-18…NEWS
Le YACHTS DU COEUR de dimanche 18 septembre 2016, 10h00 à 11h30, au Port Canto de Cannes, a eu lieu sur le quai de la capitainerie, en compagnie de M. Divid LISNARD, Maire de CANNES, du bateau ECOMER, le navire amiral des Yachts du Coeur, le TAAPE, navire de la Marine Nationale, le TRINAKRIA, goelette trois mats, de la SNS262 de la SNSM Cannes Golfe Juan, et de notre parrain, M. Marc Pajot, 5 fois champion du monde à la voile, qui a posé ses empreintes de mains sur un pavé du quai de la Capitainerie en l’occasion.

 

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« At sea, there is a natural sixth sense to all sailors in the world who know that they cannot save themselves alone, but together. Mikel Epalza, Seafarers Chaplain. » « En mer, il y a comme un sixième sens naturel à tous les marins du monde qui savent qu’ils ne peuvent pas se sauver seul, mais ensemble. Mikel Epalza, Aumônier des Gens de Mer. »

Sponsored by the city of Cannes & the Nice Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Eco-Mer organizes les Yachts du Coeur since 2010. 

ANIMALS LOVE THE YACHTS DU COEUR TOO!

Dolphins visit at the 10 10 2015 Yachts du Coeur

Dolphins visit at the 10 10 2015 Yachts du Coeur

Sea Horses at the April 2016 Yachts du Coeur

Sea Horses at the April 2016 Yachts du Coeur

During the October 2015 Yachts du Coeur, we had the visit of Dolphins who played around our event in the sea. This time, on 23 april 2016, we had the visit of two lovely horses from the mounted police. They are our new seahorses mascots now !

The 15th Yachts du Coeur took place in the  Vieux Port de Cannes on the 23rd of April 2016 at 11am. We have now reached the grand total of 20 tons of food collected since 2010, hence the equivalent of 40000 meals provided to those in need locally via the Food Bank 06. Thank you all for your participation to this effort of cohesion and solidarity !

The YACHTS DU COEUR fights hunger and protects the environment by supporting and strengthening Food Banks. Since 2010, we’ve now collected 20 tons of food from superyachts’ seafarers and all sea corporations in and around Cannes, on the French Riviera. The equivalent of 40000 meals were collected and handed out to Food Banks who re-distributed it to 105 specialized associations to feed over 30000 people locally. That’s around 200000€ of food at 5€ per meal that did not go to landfill !

Here’s how you can help us : Team Yachts du Coeur

  1. Arrange for Super Yachts to give food to the Yachts du Coeur or donate money. Contact-us
  2. Spread the message – tell your friends/colleagues on yachts about Yacht du Coeur and ‘how’ they can get involved and help

IMG_1780Food banking has two interrelated virtues: it feeds people in need and helps protect our environment our land, our sea, our sky.

Approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption is thrown away. That’s 1.3 billion tons of food each year that could be used to feed people in need.

There are many reasons that this happens including over stocking, over-production, failure to harvest, post-harvest losses, French Riviera Food Bankmarketing and other business decisions among many others. Food banks need this nutritious, perfectly edible food that is unsalable for one reason or another, to distribute it to specialized association that re-distribute it on the ground, to feed people in need.

Without this intervention, much of this food – from Superyachts, retailers, manufacturers, restaurants, hotels and other sources – would end up in landfills. Food discarded in landfills produce methane gas, a greenhouse gas with over 20 times the heat-trapping capacity of carbon dioxide. Greenhouse gas damages our water supply, land, air …and ultimately harms this and future generations.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYOU CAN ALSO HELP ECO-MER ASSOCIATION, THE ORGANIZERS OF THE YACHTS DU COEUR : DONATE & OR JOIN US!

# To help the world realize that our planet is fragile, and that the sea is the future of humanity …

# To help us, if you are looking for positive actions, in our various environmental and humanitarian developments & events

# To meet sea professionals and scientists concerned with environmental issues

# To benefit from members reduced promotions (t-shirts, caps, etc.) receive regular newsletter with topics about ecology, environment and all Eco-Mer’s actions

TAKE A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME TO HELP US, DONATE, BECOME A MEMEMBER!

YOU HAVE A QUESTION TO ASK ? CONTACT US HERE OR TEL :00 33 (0)684 76 84 53

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