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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…

Clean Ocean Access expands marine debris removal and prevention efforts on Aquidneck Island

April 21, 2017

Newport, R.I. — Clean Ocean Access (COA) has received a grant for $66,370 from 11th Hour Racing to implement two trash skimmers on Aquidneck Island and to create a strategic plan for four additional locations around the State of Rhode Island. The Aquidneck Island Trash Skimmer Project will reduce the amount of marine debris entering…

The Landing School explores sustainability in the marine industry

April 5, 2017

Research grants received to design and build eco-friendly boats For Immediate Release ARUNDEL, ME— Ship building is nothing new to the Kennebunks and Arundel. In the early 1800s, the lower Kennebunk River was home to a number of burgeoning shipwrights, with over 140 large vessels constructed up through the 20th Century. Though students of The…

Announcing team Vestas 11th Hour Racing

March 21, 2017

Vestas and 11th Hour Racing join forces as co-title sponsors in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, uniting to advocate for sustainable solutions in a bid to win the race around the world. On March 21, 2017 Vestas and 11th Hour Racing announced their partnership in support of the fourth team to join the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean…

Sustainability Planning 101

March 15, 2017

Are you interested in developing and implementing a sustainability plan for your organization? Regardless of whether you are leading a community sailing center, planning a thousand person regatta, or building an America’s Cup team, this idea can seem quite daunting. At US Sailing’s National Sailing Program Symposium held in Austin, TX, in February 2017, 11th…

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