News : Blue Ocean Society Hosts Fundraiser Cruise for Marine Conservation

Jul 3, 2014

Published on Seacoast Online and Portsmouth, Exeter, Hampton, N. Hampton, Nashua, Merrimack, Salem, NH, and Bedford Patch sites

By Emily Norloff

PORTSMOUTH – The ocean is a mysterious place. Covering over 70 percent of the planet’s surface, there is plenty of room for marine life under the blue rolling waves that surround us. It’s the mission of The Blue Ocean Society to protect that marine life.

Blue Ocean Society's 9th Annual Tropical Sunset Cruise sets sail Tuesday, July 8.
One of the ways The Blue Ocean Society works to sustain this mission is through their annual cruise fundraiser. July 8 marks the Ninth Annual Tropical Cruise onboard the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company’s flagship boat, the M/V Thomas Laighton. It’s become a popular event for BOS who has seen a positive spike in attendance since the cruise’s inception.

“We have previously held our cruises on a smaller vessel and, with the success of the event, have outgrown it,” said Brenna Bullis, Development Coordinator for the Blue Ocean Society.

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