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Proceeds to benefit environmental charities, Including OCEANA

An unprecedented collection of "bragging-rights-for-life experiences" is now open for online bidding in the “Bid To Save The Earth” Green Auction. Bidders can choose from the star-studded list of exclusive events providing rare access to the world’s best known celebrities and icons and the chance to live their lifestyle, such as chartering a superyacht, all while helping four environmental nonprofits, including OCEANA. Bidding is open now until 7th April 2011 at

From a private jet excursion piloted by Harrison Ford to the ultimate couture experience in Paris with Karl Lagerfeld, all package participants are generously donating their resources, including BURGESS courtesy of the owners of the magnificent 57.9m(190ft) superyacht LADY SHERIDAN. Bidding is already heated for this four day luxury yacht charter in the French Riviera valued at US$200,000 and the priceless opportunity to make the ultimate statement at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

One of the stars of the BURGESS superyacht charter fleet, the remarkable LADY SHERIDAN accommodates up to 12 guests in six stunning ensuite staterooms and offers every conceivable amenity and five star service, including a professional crew of 15 and a world-class chef, all while cruising the world’s most fashionable yachting destination. For a full description and photos of LADY SHERIDAN visit the BURGESS website.

The complete LADY SHERIDAN auction lot includes: the 3 day/4 night charter of the luxurious private motor yacht (12 guests max); service of 15 crew; and 2 round-trip tickets courtesy of Delta Air Lines. Package validity is May 19-26, 2011 and the yacht’s operating expenses are not included.

Funds raised will benefit OCEANA, which is supported by BURGESS in its mission to protect and restore the world’s oceans. For more information, please visit

About Burgess:

Founded in 1975 with ten offices across all continents, Burgess is the global superyacht industry leader, uniquely specialising in yachts of over 40 metres (130 feet). Renowned for its professional yachting services, the company leverages its expertise to guide clients through every aspect of the yachting experience, including yacht sale and purchase, new construction, luxury yacht charter and yacht management.

For more information please contact:

Alev Karagulle or Caroline Walters
Tel: +44 20 7766 4300

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