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Last Mango Boatworks – Performance Apparel for a Great Cause

November 25th, 2020

What started as the name of a boat has turned into a simple way to make a difference; you purchase apparel and Last Mango Boatworks gives the proceeds to charity. Mr. Buffett once said, “It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad.” Last Mango Boatworks is a way to give back to the community and supporters while providing high quality performance gear with a charitable purpose.

Proceeds from sales at Last Mango Boatworks go to Buffett’s Singing for Change charity and Freedom Fighter Outdoors, an organization that creates unique outdoor experiences for injured military service members.

Last Mango Boatworks is running the following specials now through Monday, November 30th at midnight:

  • Any order will receive a Last Mango Boatworks sticker
  • Any order of $50.00 or more will receive a Last Mango Boatworks sticker and a Last Mango TM The Case SlapLitTM LED Drink Wrap
  • Any order of $100.00 or more will receive a Last Mango Boatworks sticker, a bag of Last Mango Boatworks “Even Keel” coffee and a Last Mango TM The Case SlapLitTM LED Drink Wrap
  • Any order of $150.00 or more will receive a Last Mango Boatworks sticker, a bag of Last Mango Boatworks “Even Keel” coffee, a Last Mango TM The Case SlapLitTM LED Drink Wrap and a Last Mango Boatworks TM Iconic Sun Mask/Gaiter

All while supplies last.

In addition, sign up for the LMBW newsletter at lastmangoboatworks.com to receive a promo code for 20% off your total order.

Take a look at the men’s and women’s apparel and accessories now at lastmangoboatworks.com!

Tagged in Boats, Charitable Causes, Sailing

Buffett’s Yacht Now Available for Charter

February 9th, 2013

How would you like to charter Jimmy Buffett’s personal yacht, the Continental Drifter III? Well now you can, albeit it at a deserved steep price. The 124 foot luxury boat goes for $65,000 per week, plus expenses.

The luxurious yacht, can accommodate up to 10 guests in 5 staterooms, all with their own ensuite bathrooms. With a professional crew of 6, including a first class chef and a full compliment of “toys” – 30’ RIB fishing/diving/waterskiing shore excursion boat, paddleboards, surfboards, fishing gear and lots of memorabilia.

The yacht is small enough to get into small secluded coves and anchorages, where larger vessels can’t go and yet is very sea kindly, in large part due to her “Zero Speed” stabilization system, which also makes “rolly” anchorages a pleasure, so one can watch the sunset and not spill the Margaritas!

She is equipped with the latest equipment, including over 400 movies and thousands of songs on hard drive, satellite TV and high speed internet for those that can’t “un-tether”. She even has a 50” drop down TV on the flybridge with a large “daybed” so you can snuggle up and watch your favorite movies under the stars, while feeling the warm Caribbean breeze!

You can also charter Jimmy’s Cessna Caravan floatplane! One of the cool things that Buffett suggests you can do with the yacht and plane is to motor west through the Panama Canal, play in the Pacific Ocean and then fly over to the Atlantic side… swimming in both oceans in the same day.

Watch Jimmy’s personal pitch for the yacht below:

Head on over to cd3.me for more information and to see a gallery of photos.

Tagged in Boats, Personal/Family

Buffett Donates Boat to USM

December 5th, 2011

Jimmy Buffett was in southern Mississippi on Monday morning where he donated a boat to his alma mater: University of Southern Mississippi.

The world famous singer-songwriter was on hand Monday morning at the Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs to help dedicate the new boat. The Miss Peetsy B was originally built as a navy boat in 1973 by Uniflite.

The 33-foot vessel will be used to ferry school children through the marshes of South Mississippi and on excursions to Deer Island. USM officials said the boat will also be available to the public for programs like Sea Camp, ecological tours of the Biloxi Bay, and trips to Deer Island.

The boat was donated to the university by Buffett. The man who invented the Margaritaville brand attended USM years ago.

More from the Sun Herald:

“We’re all here because our mother valued education so much. It was sort of a building block in all of our lives,” said Lucy Buffett.

Uniflite originally built the 33-foot navy vessel in 1973. Jimmy Buffett’s longtime friend, Jimbo Meador, found the boat and shepherded the project.

“We’ve been working with them for a little over year to design and get a boat that meets our needs and allows us to do educational programs cost effectively,” said Chris Snyder, Director of the Marine Education Program.

The Buffetts first got involved with the GCRL following 2010’s oil spill.

“At the time, I was angry but I had to put that anger somewhere,” said Jimmy Buffett, who once considered being a marine biologist. After donating a boat to help the university with oil spill cleanup, the Buffetts spoke with USM President Martha Saunders to see how they could help local children understand the value of the Gulf Coast.

“When you ignite the minds of kids and show them the ocean for the first time, it’s a life-changing experience,” Buffett said.

Buffett graduated from USM in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in history. He also helped out the university last year during the Gulf oil spill.

From left, Jimmy Buffett, Lucy Buffett and Laurie Buffett-McGuane christen the boat at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Monday, Dec. 4, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. (The Mississippi Press/Harlan Kirgan)

Tagged in Boats, Charitable Causes, Personal/Family

Buffett Tops List of Favorite Boating Songs

August 11th, 2011

Discover Boating, the U.S. recreational boating industry’s non-profit awareness program, recently polled its Facebook fans for their top boating songs and Jimmy Buffett’s “A Pirate Looks at Forty” topped the list. He also placed at number 5 and 6:

  1. Jimmy Buffett – “A Pirate Looks at Forty”
  2. Styx – “Come Sail Away”
  3. Craig Morgan – “Redneck Yacht Club”
  4. Crosby, Stills & Nash – “Southern Cross”
  5. Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett – “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”
  6. Zac Brown Band and Jimmy Buffett – “Knee Deep”
  7. Kenny Chesney – “Boats”
  8. Beach Boys – “Sloop John B
  9. Lyle Lovett – “If I Had A Boat”
  10. Hues Corporation – “Rock the Boat

Tagged in Boats

Buffett’s Boat Undergoing Cosmetic Work

February 3rd, 2011

Jimmy Buffett’s M36 daysailor is currently undergoing some cosmetic redesign at Morris Yachts in Bass Harbor, Maine:

Singer Jimmy Buffett’s M36 daysailer is undergoing cosmetic redesign at the Morris Yacht service yard in Bass Harbor this winter. The boat will be finished with a new aft-facing navigation station, air conditioning, and a faux-finish paint job on its carbon fiber mast, meant to mimic the look of spruce.

Tagged in Boats