Grants

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Environmental Stewardship Education aboard Sail Training Vessel Spirit of Bermuda

Living on an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean brings a unique perspective and appreciation for the impacts of marine debris.  For ten years

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Ocean Pollution Ambassador Program for Sailing and Coastal Communities

Solutions for ocean pollution, and ocean health as a whole, can often be challenging to implement if there is little public engagement on the issues.

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Keep Our River Clean!

As the oldest and largest public sailing center in the U.S., Community Boating Inc. recognizes their role in improving and preserving the health of th

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Life Cycle Analysis for Low-Impact Commercial Boat Building

PROJECT DESCRIPTION Sustainable development is traditionally defined as development that meets the needs of the present while not compromising the n

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Sponsorships

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The Atlantic Cup

America’s Carbon Neutral Sailing Race The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is committed to being the most environmentally responsible sailing race in the United States. Since its inceptio

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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
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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Ambassadors

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Stephanie Roble

Stephanie grew up sailing dinghies and scows on Lake Beulah in Wisconsin. She fell in love with sailing at an early age and has always been determined to be at the top. She won the Optimist division o

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Andy Green

Andy has been a professional sailor since 1996 on all types of boats, in a huge variety of venues and types of racing. Standouts include 2x America's Cup campaigns and 10 years of world class match

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Andy Horton

Andy's passion for sailing is deep rooted and he has a wealth of experience, having sailed in many different classes all over the world. Since graduating from Hobart College in 1998, Andy has been

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Captain Dave Rearick - Atlantic Cup Kids
Dave Rearick

Dave has been sailing since his first ride on a Sunfish off the beach on the southern shores of Lake Michigan in the middle of the country. From there he progressed through small boats - Lasers and

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Strategy

11th Hour Racing, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, establishes strategic partnerships within the sailing and marine communities to promote collaborative, systemic change for the health of the marine environment.

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Follow along as 11th Hour Racing Grantees, Sponsorships and Ambassadors work to support sustainable practices that improve the health of our oceans.