Wetwheels, Blue Marine Foundation 2018 DAME charities

AMSTERDAM _ The year’s METSTRADE Exhibition Committee has named 2 charities that will split the entry fees to the 2018 show.

The 2 charities _ Wetwheels and the Blue Marine Foundation _ pursue marine-related objectives, the committee says. A check will be handed over to representatives from the two organizations on Tuesday 13 November at the DAME Awards ceremony.

Wetwheels builds disabled people’s confidence by providing the opportunity to access the sea in a fun, safe, stimulating and rewarding way using specially designed, fully accessible powerboats.

The Blue Marine Foundation improves the health of oceans by creating marine-protected areas, developing sustainable fishing models. repairing key marine habitats and protecting vulnerable and threatened species.