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Governor Gina Raimondo Leads Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Open Sail Newport’s New Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center

August 30, 2017

Center provides more facilities for classrooms, regattas and marine education activities at the non-profit Sailing Center NEWPORT, RI (August 30, 2017) – Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over 200 people joined Executive Director Brad Read for…

Wendy Schmidt- 2017 SeaKeeper of the Year Award

June 26, 2017

The International SeaKeepers Society honored Wendy Schmidt, 11th Hour Racing Co-Founder and President of The Schmidt Family Foundation, as the 2017 SeaKeeper of the Year for her outstanding leadership and support of the environment and ocean health. Throughout its existence, SeaKeepers has made it a practice to honor and promote key decision makers and influencers who…

When you throw something away, where does it go?

June 15, 2017

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The other side of paradise…

May 25, 2017

Guest Blogger: Blue Robinson Blue Robinson, writer for Seahorse International Sailing Magazine, reports from his wonderful sabbatical on board the yacht Pandora as he travels through the South Pacific, observing and recording the impacts of pollution and plastics along the route. “As a surfer I am constantly finding and removing fishing line from the beach…

11th Hour Racing Awards Grant to US Sailing’s Reach Initiative

May 16, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (May 16, 2017) – US Sailing, the National Governing Body of the sport, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with 11th Hour Racing, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation that specializes in fostering strategic partnerships within the sailing and marine communities to promote collaborative systemic change for the health of our…

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