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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…

Cabarete Guide 2017: Upcycled Project

January 18, 2017

Cabarete Guide 2017: Responsible Tourism and Investment Guide created by The Mariposa DR Foundation. Published on Dec 16, 2016 www.theguidecabarete.com Sailboat racers understand the importance of harnessing the power of the wind—of redirecting this energy to advance towards their goal. The Upcycled Sails Project harnesses this same momentum to steer these racing sails much further than…

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