US Sailing Reach Program

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

Read More →

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

Read More →

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.

Read More →

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

Read More →


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

Read More →

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

Read More →

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

Read More →

International Moth United States Class Association

The International Moth is the fastest sailing dinghy in the world. Founded in 1928 by a union of builders in Australia and New Jersey, the class has long embraced a philosophy of open design: the clas

Read More →


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

Read More →

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

Read More →

Brock Callen

As a kid, Brock was always on the move and always outside - there wasn't a sport that he didn't do when he was younger.  It wasn't until college that he really focused on sailing. Going to Old D

Read More →

John Mollicone

John, 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 Dinghy Champio

Read More →


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.

Recent News

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