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Upcycled Sail Bags created by local women in the Dominican Republic to support the education of young girls in their community at the Mariposa DR Center for Girls.

November 1, 2016

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Grantee Spotlight: Upcycled Sails & the Mariposa DR Foundation

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…

Brock Callen reporting from China

11th Hour Racing Ambassador Brock Callen was racing in Qingdao, China, for the Extreme Sailing Series a couple of weeks ago. He reported on the sustainability practices around the marina and checked in with the organizers: “All the trash cans in the marina area have ‘recyclable’ on one side and ‘unrecyclable’ on the other, and…