Community Boat Building Water Quality Program

Water Quality Program For the past 10 years Community Boat Building (CBB) has been providing experiential learning opportunities for at-r

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Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation In-School & Field Trip Curriculum

IN-SCHOOL CURRICULUM SUPPORT & FIELD TRIPS Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation (CISF) has a goal to spark student curiosity through h

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SoundWaters Young Mariners STEM Academy

YOUNG MARINERS STEM ACADEMY SoundWaters Young Mariners STEM Academy provides a rigorous hands‐on summer learning experience through a

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US Sailing Reach Program

STEM & Environmental Education through Sailing In 2012, US Sailing launched Reach, a national education initiative to inspire schools and sailing

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Volvo Ocean Race

Since 1973, the Volvo Ocean Race has provided the ultimate test of a team and a human adventure like no other. The 2017-18 edition will take the teams 45,000 nautical miles around the world, across fo

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55 South

Mark Towill and Charlie Enright, co-founders of professional sailing team 55 South, believe in the importance of environmental sustainability and clean oceans, which they promote through the sailing

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newportFILM Ocean Films

newportFILM seeks to heighten awareness on the issues facing our oceans and local bodies of water through the lens of documentary film. Film can not only be a catalyst for community dialogue around

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52 Super Series

Through a partnership with 11th Hour Racing, the 52 Super Series is working to integrate practices and processes that minimise the environmental impact of their events.  This highly successful intern

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Erika Heineken

Erika's dad instilled in her a love of the water and was a passionate windsurfer throughout his life. Erika grew up around the water but didn't start sailing competitively until college. A few summ

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John Mollicone

John Mollicone, Boston University '98, has been the Head Coach of Coed and Women's Sailing at Brown since 1999. John was an All-American Skipper at BU in 1998, leading his team to the New England

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Cory Silken

An avid outdoor explorer with broad experience mountaineering, snowboarding, and mountain biking, Cory Silken's main photographic and outdoor interest lies in yachting.

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Anthony Kotoun, Moth sailing, foiling, moth
Anthony Kotoun

16X National/North American Champion, 5x World Champion

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