Apr 12, 2018

Pacific Salmon Fundraiser FoodBluewater Rigging Vancouver announced today that they will donate a 2018 Seakeeper SK02 Gyro valued at $30,000 to the Pacific Salmon Foundation Gala auction on May 11, 2018. 

The Vancouver Gala Dinner & Auction is The Pacific Salmon Foundation flagship fundraiser and largest event of the year, raising vital funds for volunteer Streamkeepers across British Columbia and the Yukon. “Support generated through dinners gets reinvested in communities, which is then magnified with additional dollars raised by Pacific Salmon Foundation,” said Dr. Brian Riddell, PSF CEO and President.

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“The success of our fundraising auctions largely depends on generous donations from businesses like Bluewater Rigging. Many of our dinner attendees are avid anglers and boaters. We’re both excited and grateful for the opportunity to offer them such a unique and high-end item through our live auction.”

https://www.psf.ca/event/2018-vancouver-gala-dinner-auction

“At the very core of all Bluewater customers, is their deep appreciation and love for the water in the Pacific West Coast”, said Bluewater’s Founder and operator Andy MacDonald. “The best way we can give back to the beauty of the Pacific West Coast is by investing in the stewards of our lakes, rivers and oceans. Bluewater is grateful for the opportunity to partner with The Pacific Salmon Foundation which will raise funds for the volunteer Streamkeepers that PSF supports. When you consider the ability of these volunteer groups to leverage grants an average of 7:1, this donation could generate some considerable funding”.

Bluewater CrewSeakeeper won best in new gear and equipment at the 2017 The Vancouver International Boat Show. Seakeeper gyro stabilizers are designed to virtually eliminate boat roll. The Seakeeper transforms everyone's experience on the water from recreational and fishing boaters to commercial and industrial boats. The Seakeeper SK02 gyro, launched in February 2018 , is their latest release, and with the ability to be outfitted on boats in the 25’ and 10,000lb displacement category, are in very high demand.

If you are Interested in bidding on the Seakeeper or getting tickets to the Gala? Please contact Christina McIntyre at 604.664.7664 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your sponsorship, table purchase or donation will play a direct role in our work to bring Pacic salmon back, stream by stream. Tax receipts will be issued per CRA. https://www.psf.ca/event/2018-vancouver-gala-dinner-auction.

Interested in learning more about a Seakeeper Gyro Stabilizer + Bluewater Rigging? Contact Andy MacDonald at : +1.604.809.7245 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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