Protecting our environment
The R.Tucker Thompson has been awarded the Qualmark Enviro-Gold award. This means that the organisation has achieved a level of standard that has been assessed under Responsible Tourism Operations criteria as part of the overall on-site quality assessments.
This measures how well we are performing in reducing our envirornmental impact in a five key action areas:
- energy efficiency
- waste management,
- waterhalf conservation
- community activities
- conservation initiatives
The R.Tucker Thompson was also a member of the Northland Sustainable Tourism Charter, a regionally developed initiative that assisted tourism operators to identify and adopt appropriate sustainable business practises.
As a sailing vessel and an organisation that recycles everything, you can be sure that your carbon footprint is kept to a minimum when you come sailing with us.Read More