Amber Stronk, Author at Sailors for the Sea

Amber Stronk

Setting Sail on Springtime Preparation

The first day of spring is right around the corner and now is a good time to start thinking about springtime prep before taking your boat out of storage. Check out these 5 reminders to help keep our oceans and waterways healthy before setting sail on the first voyage of the season. Uncovering Did you … Read more

Living a Life of Harmony at Sea – Q&A with Liz Clark

Liz Clark is a passionate conservationist, sailor, surfer and author of Swell: A Sailing Surfer’s Voyage of Awakening, a memoir which details her time sailing in the open sea while developing a profound connection to the earth and committing to a life of sustainability. Liz learned to sail at seven years old in San Diego, … Read more

Shrink Your Environmental Impact with Canvas Boat Covers

As we head into the winter season in the Northern Hemisphere, many boaters are preparing their vessels for storage. But the question arises year after year when planning to winterize your boat – should you use shrink wrap or a canvas cover to protect your boat from the elements? With both options, you will want … Read more

Alternative Cleaning Products that Won’t Harm our Oceans

The next time you reach for your common household cleaner – consider the health of our oceans. Many household cleaners are harmful to marine life, water quality and aquatic ecosystems. Certain chemicals found in cleaning products such as triclosan, phosphates and phthalates can pollute our waterways leading to algal blooms and can even be detrimental … Read more

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day from Home

On April 22, 2020 we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a great reminder about how individuals can help restore and protect the health of our oceans, wildlife and environment. Although we are not able to celebrate this occasion in the ways we typically like to during these uncertain times, there’s still plenty that … Read more