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Community Engagement in Portugal

November 2, 2017

For their second grant of the Volvo Ocean Race, Vestas 11th Hour Racing chose a newly formed organization that is leading sustainability in an innovative manner – Circular Economy Portugal (CEP)! The organization was founded by Lindsey Wuisan to inspire, act and consult on solutions that accelerate the transition to a circular economy. So what is…

Ocean Summit in Alicante

October 18, 2017

Today marked an exciting event, the first of seven Ocean Summits to take place during the Volvo Ocean Race. Never before has a sailing event so prominently featured the critical mission of protecting the very waters we sail on. The summit brought together sport, science, government, NGOs and the private sector – to generate discussion…

Community Engagement in Alicante

October 17, 2017

  Team members from Vestas 11th Hour Racing joined school children, staff members, and volunteers from ANSE (Asociación De Naturalistas Del Sureste) at the Volvo Ocean Race Village in Alicante, Spain. Students and sailors toured the organization’s wooden sailing vessel, which is equipped to allow ANSE to monitor and protect endangered species, study pollution effects…

New Art Exhibit Brings Ocean Sciences to Newport

October 13, 2017

Sail Newport hosted the first east coast installation of Schmidt Ocean Institute’s traveling Artist-at-Sea exhibit, featuring work completed on research vessel Falkor. The traveling exhibit honors five years of cutting-edge research and contributions to the oceanographic community. For the first time, the unique traveling art exhibit will make its way to the east coast of…

Artist At Sea Exhibit at Sail Newport October 13th

October 8, 2017

Sail Newport will host the first east coast installation of Schmidt Ocean Institute’s traveling Artist-at-Sea exhibit, featuring work completed on the research vessel Falkor. The traveling exhibit honors five years of cutting-edge research and contributions to the oceanographic community. Join us on Friday, October 13th at 5:30 pm for the grand opening. Please RSVP to emily.greagori@sailnewport.org.

Ancient ice, climate change, and a boat race

October 6, 2017

Ahead of the race start our team attended a sustainability program at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). It was an eye-opening two days, with workshops and presentations to gain new understanding and awareness around global ocean health trends and science of climate change. The in-depth training, hosted…

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