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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…

Sail MV Adds Focus on the Environment

December 16, 2016

From the Sail MV Fall Newsletter, 2016 Collaboration with 11th Hour Racing, a program of the Schmidt Family Foundation, has opened a new front in the work of Sail Martha’s Vineyard — one that dovetails perfectly with the organization’s mission. Since its founding 25 years ago, Sail MV has been about teaching Island children how…

THE ATLANTIC CUP ANNOUNCES 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENTS

November 7, 2016

The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is proud to announce that the 2016 race is the first sporting event in the United States to be ISO 20121 compliant, and it is the only sailing race in the U.S. to be consistently carbon neutral since 2012.  Data released by Race Management includes: Overall landfill…

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…

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