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Community Engagement in Portugal

For their second grant of the Volvo Ocean Race, Vestas 11th Hour Racing chose a newly formed organization that is leading sustainability in an innovative manner – Circular Economy Portugal (CEP)! The organization was founded by Lindsey Wuisan to inspire, act and consult on solutions that accelerate the transition to a circular economy. So what is…

Vestas 11th Hour Racing Takes Break From Sailing To Study Ocean Health And Climate Change

With one month to go to the start of the Volvo Ocean Race, sailors filled the halls of the University of Cambridge in England, one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centers. Crew members of Vestas 11th Hour Racing gathered in Cambridge for a special event: with just 30 days until the start…

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A true collaboration of art and science: Hello Ocean conducts first expedition exploring pressing ocean conservation topics of the Mesoamerican Reef.

Following on the heels of Hello Ocean’s reconnaissance exploration in 2016, Hello Ocean launched its maiden voyage: Expedition Echo. In a Moorings catamaran, with support from 11th Hour Racing, a crew of ten scientists, artists, filmmakers, and a wildlife DJ set sail to explore the offshore waters of Belize, charting new territory in ocean conservation. The crew launched…

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

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…

Vineyard Cup 2015 – Stewardship and Sailing

*11th Hour Racing had the pleasure of being a sponsor of the 2015 Vineyard Cup. The event integrated key sustainability efforts including compostable products (Straw Straws), sourcing local food, and educating participants on important ocean health issues such as marine debris. Be sure to watch the video and check out the write up below from the Vineyard…