a night

of firsts


An Extraordinary Evening with a Global Perspective hosted by
Andrew Farkas, Chairman, Island Global Yachting,
Paul Walsh, Executive Chairman, McLaren
and Dr. Jonathan Rothberg,
Awarded National Medal of Technology & Innovation.

In celebration of the debut of the McLaren Artura Hybrid Supercar and IGY’s Trident Collection, we are curating an evening for a select group of the world’s prominent superyacht owners, aboard the unique research vessel, Gene Chaser.

Thursday, May 5, 2022 | 7 pm

Thursday, May 5, 2022
7 pm

onboard research vessel gene chaser
cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres and entertainment

yacht haven grande miami at island gardens

838 macarthur causeway, miami, fl 33132

please rsvp by April 22nd

The evening’s festivities are by invitation only. Please be in touch regarding any special requests.

this invitation is plus one and non-transferable.
a new paradigm in superyacht ownership

IGY Trident is a membership program fifteen years in the making, and it changes everything. Once and for all. Every aspect of yacht operations are now globally integrated and value engineered. IGY Trident is built on IGY Marinas’ worldwide portfolio of luxury yachting destinations. IGY Trident is also an experience — a community by invitation only that begins with 50 founding superyacht owners who will share an extraordinary collection of private events and privileged access where and when it matters most.

the world’s only superyacht marina network
a unique preview aboard gene chaser
the research vessel gene chaser
created by dr. jonathan rothberg
The venue of the evening is the extraordinary 55-meter Damen research vessel, Gene Chaser, berthed at IGY’s Yacht Haven Grande Miami marina. The vision of Dr. Jonathon Rothberg, Gene Chaser features a working research laboratory for scientific projects seeking to address mankind’s greatest challenges. The elongated aft deck accommodates a variety of exploratory equipment and yacht toys.

The highlight of the evening is the extraordinary research vessel Gene Chaser and the mission behind her creation. The vision of Dr. Jonathan Rothberg, Gene Chaser, the 55-meter Damen-built support yacht, underwent a period of intense transformation to meet the exacting requirements for a working research laboratory and hub for ongoing scientific projects. The elongated aft deck can accommodate a variety of exploratory equipment and essential yacht toys including Fjord 42 and a Hatløy Maritime Oxpro AL8 landing craft. She has a substantial hangar for subs and diving operations.

4Catalyzer is a biotechnology accelerator founded by Dr. Rothberg, which has launched Butterfly Network (NYSE: BFLY), Quantum-Si (NASDAQ: QSI), Hyperfine and Liminal Sciences (NASDAQ: HYPR), Detect, Al Therapeutics, Tesseract, and Protein Evolution. All of the 4Catalyzer companies are transforming 21st century medicine and improving our planet by solving today’s most challenging problems across life science research tools, medical devices, therapeutics and the environment.

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