Grants

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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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

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 at age 12. From there he progressed through small boats

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Peter C Henderson

Peter grew up on the Great Lakes, racing one-design keel boats and "big boats" with his father and brothers. Peter's father started a one-design fleet in his hometown. He imported the first boats

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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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Cameron Appleton

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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.