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2015 Ambassador Program Announced

April 28, 2015

NEWPORT, RI (28 April, 2015) – 11th Hour Racing announced today the launch of its 2015 Ambassador Program, which includes fourteen global athletes aiming to positively influence the sailing industry and promote marine stewardship. A program of The Schmidt Family Foundation, 11th Hour Racing seeks to establish a dynamic new platform for public engagement, emphasizing the…

Team 11th Hour Racing shows how sailing can be “cleaner, faster, better”

April 17, 2015

Treehugger, Chris Tackett (@ChrisTackett), October 30, 2013 There’s something inherently environmentally-friendly about sail boats, but sailing races are not always known for their sustainability. One team is aiming to change that. Every other year in odd years, sailors around the world team up for the Transat Jacques Vabres, a race that runs along the historic coffee trading…

Trash busters! Eco sailors aim to reduce ocean waste

January 7, 2015

By Paul Gittings, CNN, Mon November 11, 2013 Take a walk along almost any beach in any part of the world and one’s experience is often spoiled by the sight of trash — flotsam and jetsam — washed ashore from the ocean. It’s a massive global problem, made worse by the modern use of plastics that…

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