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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…

Volvo Ocean Race Sustainability Training

October 2, 2017

Guest Blogger: Damian Foxall, Sustainability Manager, Vestas 11th Hour Racing For the first time in its storied history, The Volvo Ocean Race has launched a major sustainability initiative – and to that end, sailors and shore crew-members from every team gathered this week at the boatyard in Lisbon to learn how they can help the…

Vestas 11th Hour Racing Takes Break From Sailing To Study Ocean Health And Climate Change

September 26, 2017

With one month to go to the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, sailors filled the halls of the University of Cambridge in England, one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centers. Crew members of Vestas 11th Hour Racing gathered in Cambridge for a special event: with just 30 days until the start…

A true collaboration of art and science: Hello Ocean conducts first expedition exploring pressing ocean conservation topics of the Mesoamerican Reef.

September 5, 2017

Following on the heels of Hello Ocean’s reconnaissance exploration in 2016, Hello Ocean launched its maiden voyage: Expedition Echo. In a Moorings catamaran, with support from 11th Hour Racing, a crew of ten scientists, artists, filmmakers, and a wildlife DJ set sail to explore the offshore waters of Belize, charting new territory in ocean conservation. The crew launched…

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