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AMIkids Yacht Donation Program

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Donation Updates: INSIGNIA

by Jorge Mahauad | Feb 18, 2019
This gorgeous 2004 82' Lyman Morse came to us through Skip Denison from Denison Yacht Sales and Dudley Savage at the AMIkids Yacht Donation Program earlier this year.

Yacht donated to AMIkids

We worked on her for for several months in hundreds of punch items. The highlights of our material improvements included fully servicing her C-18 engines and generators, dry docking for new cutlass bearings, fully reconditioning her propellers and a number of comfort and cosmetic upgrades.

Insignia was recently leased and is now ready to provide her new handler with fantastic experiences out at sea. But that's not all, the proceeds from her lease will directly help at-risk youth start a promising future.

AMIkids is the go-to team for yacht donations. Their program is designed to follow strict protocol to protect the donor following current IRS guidelines all the while utilizing the donated proceeds for youth educational schooling throughout the country. – Lon McCloskey, Yacht Sales Professional       

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In every instance, AMIkids has handled my clients’ donations in a very professional manner and with the donors’ best interest in mind. I recommend AMIkids and nobody else. With AMIkids, my clients come away with the great feeling that they have helped make a difference in troubled kids lives! – Jud Black, Bluewater Yacht Sales Bluewater Yacht Sales
We have been fortunate to have a relationship with AMIkids over several years and to be a part of what they accomplish so well. AMIkids motivates the community to give back and in doing so provides children and adults alike opportunities to share, learn, give and grow. We look forward to a lasting involvement with AMIkids! – Roy Merritt, Merritt’s Boat & Engine Works Brokerage Merritts Boat Brokerage
Thanks to our ongoing partnership with Yachting, AMIkids is able to spread more awareness about our programs and how the yachting community can help youth around the nation achieve a brighter tomorrow. – Michael Thornton, AMIkids, Inc.  -  Visit: Yachting.comYachting_Logo

"We always knew about AMIkids, but in 2019 I became involved in a transaction and took an interest to learn about the work various schools do. It struck me —supporting AMIkids is a way in which I can pay-back.

I got involved in helping kids in rough environments make better choices and get on a better route to success. I was happy to be invited to join the board of trustees and help contribute in the ways that I can."

— Neil Emmott, Partner at Superyacht Sales and Charter

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