Grants

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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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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Sponsorships

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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Ambassadors

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

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Tom Burnham

Tom grew up sailing with his family on Long Island Sound and spent his summers at the Milford Yacht Club. He started racing competitively in Jr High School when he was 12 years old. His first taste

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Jamie Haines

Jamie has been sailing professionally since 2005, and prior to that she was involved with many other teams on the match racing circuit, and with various Olympic classes and handicap racing. Jamie 

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Anderson Reggio

Anderson’s career in the professional sailing world is quite broad. From race management, performance analytics, weather forecasting, and on-board navigation, Anderson’s passion for the sport is b

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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.

Recent News

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