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F.A.Q’s

  • What is 11th Hour Racing?
    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 our marine environment.
  • What is The Schmidt Family Foundation?
    The Schmidt Family Foundation, established by Wendy and Eric Schmidt in 2006, brings philanthropic resources to some of this century’s greatest challenges across the globe. Applying new knowledge and innovation is the Foundations model for problem solving and for advancing original research in science, energy, and sustainability of the world’s biosphere.
  • How can I get involved with 11th Hour Racing?
    You do not have to be formally involved with 11th Hour Racing to spread the message of sustainability. Integrate zero waste practices into your team approach, bike to work, use biodiesel in your vessels and vehicles – the opportunities are endless! If you are interested in learning more, please contact us at info@11thhourracing.org.
  • Do you have to be involved in the sailing industry to work with 11th Hour Racing?
    11th Hour Racing works with entities inside and outside of the sailing industry. Our efforts are focused on addressing coastal ocean issues and the dynamic environmental challenges facing the sailing industry.
  • How can my organization apply for an 11th Hour Racing Grant?
    Grants are offered on an invitational basis only. We periodically release public request for proposals so be sure to follow us on Facebook for updates. If you are interested in sharing information about your organization or project, please contact us at info@11thhourracing.org.
  • How do I become an 11th Hour Racing Ambassador?
    Ambassador positions are offered on an invitational basis only. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact us at info@11thhourracing.org.
  • How can my team apply for an 11th Hour Racing sponsorship?
    Sponsorships are offered on an invitational basis only. If you are interested in sharing information about your project, please contact us at info@11thhourracing.org.