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Grantee Spotlight: Upcycled Sails & the Mariposa DR Foundation

November 1, 2016

Instead of disposing of old racing sails and kiteboard sails in the landfill, what if we could repurpose that material into something new? A new product that not only is useful but also supports a social good: improving the livelihoods of local women in the Dominican Republic by providing jobs and training, and using proceeds from sales to…

55 SOUTH/11th Hour Racing Recognized in White House CALL TO ACTION

October 6, 2016

NEWPORT, RI, (6 October 2016) – 55 South supported by 11th Hour Racing has been selected for recognition through the initiative “Tackling Climate Through Sport” promoted by White House. The White House invited athletes, organizations, schools, and teams to submit ideas and commitments on ways to act on climate through sports. 55 South responded with…

Grantee Spotlight: US Sailing REACH

October 6, 2016

What is Reach? Reach is a program started by US Sailing in 2012 to use sailing as an educational platform to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The goal of this program is simple: get kids sailing to teach them about science and technology through hands-on learning, and spark their curiosity for a career path…

11th Hour Racing Grantees at 2016 Our Ocean Conference

September 28, 2016

The Our Oceans conference held in Washington D.C. on September 15 and 16th 2016 not only brings together organizations from around the globe to discuss pressing ocean issues, it also encourages participants to pledge action to create long-lasting impact. A number of 11th Hour Racing’s grantee participated in this global conference and further committed to…

International Coastal Cleanup hits home for Ambassador Dave Rearick

September 23, 2016

International Coastal Clean-up Day, organized by Ocean Conservancy, September 17, 2016 Cleanup sponsored by Dave Rearick, Ambassador of 11th Hour Racing Town of Dune Acres, IN: Southern Shores of Lake Michigan Hidden away on the Southern Shores of Lake Michigan, an hour’s drive from Chicago, are the Indiana Dunes, a National Lakeshore Park. This wonderful…

11th Hour Racing Grants $1 Million to Sail Newport’s Campaign for Blue Space

September 7, 2016

NEWPORT, RI (September 6, 2016)- Sail Newport announced today that 11th Hour Racing has awarded a grant of $1 million to its fundraising Campaign for Blue Space. The funds will be used for a new facility and the expansion of marine educational programming at the non-profit public sailing center. 11th Hour Racing is a Newport-based…

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