SOURCE: Burgess Yachts

Burgess Yachts

March 28, 2011 14:20 ET

Exclusive Sail Aboard LADY SHERIDAN -- a Star of Burgess' Charter Fleet -- Featured Prize in "Bid To Save The Earth" Auction

Proceeds to Benefit Environmental Charities, Including OCEANA

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - 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 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 through April 7 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 190ft superyacht LADY SHERIDAN. Bidding is already heated for this four day luxury 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 BURGESS' superyacht fleet, the uber-luxe 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 sailing in 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 hire of the luxurious private power 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

Founded in 1975 with ten international offices, BURGESS is the global superyacht industry leader, uniquely specializing in yachts of over 130-feet. The superyacht credentials of Burgess are unmatched in the industry, ensuring that clients enjoy the highest levels of customer service. Renowned for its professional yachting services, the company leverages its expertise to guide clients through every aspect of the yachting experience. More information on Burgess can be found at

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