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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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, know the importance of environmental sustainability and clean oceans, which they promote through the sailing indust

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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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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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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

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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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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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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.