From the oxygen we breathe to the food we eat to the stability of our climate, we only thrive when our ocean thrives. As the climate crisis intensifies, so does human impact on ocean health.


Where the ocean is healthy and thriving. That's why we work with sports, maritime and coastal communities to inspire solutions for the ocean.


Restoring our seas is an undertaking as large as the ocean itself. We find solutions with strong local stewardship and collective action around the world.

Our Work

We harness the power of sport and philanthropy with an innovative and comprehensive approach.

Developing sustainability leadership

Sail Newport, Ocean Literacy

Funding innovative projects in coastal restoration and ocean health

Empowering ocean-loving athletes and creators to work on projects #fortheocean

Shaped by Water, zandile ndhlovu, freediving

From the darkest depths of the sea to the highest mountains and everything in between, the ocean breathes life and connects us all.

Our Reach

Featured Stories

A Day Off-Grid With Meg O’Hara: Artist, Conservationist, and 11th Hour Racing Ambassador

11th Hour Racing logo over ocean image

We are Hiring! Sustainability Director Job Opening

11th Hour Racing is currently seeking a Sustainability Director to lead the design and execution of 11th Hour Racing’s sustainability…

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11th Hour Racing Announces Four New Ambassadors for World Ocean Month!

We are thrilled to announce the addition of four new 11th Hour Racing Ambassadors! With the addition of these four…

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11th Hour Racing Becomes Official Sustainability Sponsor for the International Tennis Hall of Fame

11th Hour Racing and International Tennis Hall of Fame Renew Year-Round Sustainability Sponsorship

11th Hour Racing returns as the Official Sustainability Sponsor for the ITHF and July’s Infosys Hall of Fame Open The…

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Rhythm of Water—A Film by 11th Hour Racing

Rhythm of Water is an artistic film about the bond between athletes who push their limits and the natural world.…

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(boats sailing) 11th Hour Racing announced today it will join forces with the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA) to drive sustainable innovation and support opportunities for female sailors within competitive sailing. Image credit: © Marin Le Roux / polaRYSE / IMOCA

11th Hour Racing Sponsors IMOCA to Further Advance its Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity in Offshore Racing

Navigating sustainable innovation and equity in competitive sailing 11th Hour Racing announced today it will join forces with the International…

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4th grade sailing program at Sail Newport, Rhode Island

From boat hoists to transformative school programs - celebrating 11 years of 11th Hour Racing’s partnership with Sail Newport

11th Hour Racing’s impressive portfolio of grants offered to projects that improve ocean health currently stands at 266, a continually…

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UpWind by MerConcept announces squad of seven female athletes for inaugural season of Ocean Fifty Racing. © Qaptur | MerConcept

UpWind by MerConcept announces squad of seven female athletes for inaugural season of Ocean Fifty Racing

After four days of physical and mental tests, individual interviews, and on-water racing, seven female athletes have been selected to…

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Believing in magic with real-life mermaid and 11th Hour Racing ambassador Zandile Ndhlovu

“Breathe in, and slowly release… again, and hold it.” In a dark auditorium in Newport, Rhode Island, a soft, calm…

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