Projects Archives - Sailors for the Sea

Good Morning San Francisco

Good morning from San Francisco. We are very excited for the second America’s Cup World Series event in San Francisco. The village opens tomorrow with racing to begin on Wednesday. The city is feels very busy with Oracle OpenWorld and Fleet Week also happening this week! For a full schedule of America’s Cup events, click here. … Read more

Rain Gardens and Stormwater Management

Finished Rain Garden at Fort Adams. Photo: ACEA/Gilles Martin-Raget Sailors for the Sea worked with RI DEM, America’s Cup sailors and staff this morning to build a rain garden here at Fort Adams in Newport. We hope that this conservation activity will provide a demonstration project for proper stormwater management and leave a legacy of … Read more

Marine Spatial Planning

Marine spatial planning is an important topic right now. An executive order has highlighted the importance of planning how we will use our oceans and great lakes as a resource. This means a regions waters will be analyzed for current and anticipated uses such as wind farms, fishing, drilling etc. The country has been divided … Read more

Sailors for the Sea Japan

Last week Sailors for the Sea Japan and Sailors for the Sea US had their first meeting on US soil. The two groups met to discuss using Sailors for the Sea programs abroad. This meeting was in preparation for Sailors for the Sea Japan’s first annual members meeting to be held on April 25th. For … Read more

What happens to your donation?

Q. Where does my donation go when I give to Sailors for the Sea? A. We all depend on healthy oceans for food, jobs, recreation, and solace. The ocean, once considered inexhaustible and resilient, is quite fragile and finite. Our programs work to reduce boaters impact on the environment and help alleviate the stress put … Read more

Around the America’s – The Journey Continues

One Island One Ocean

Over the past month, the Around the America’s expedition experienced two great achievements – the publication of its first book and coverage in the Journal of Geophysical Research – all in relation to the circumnavigation of north and south America from June 2009 – May 2010. The first is the publishing of a beautiful coffee … Read more

Around the Americas

Ocean Watch in San Francisco

Our mission is to build awareness of ocean health issues throughout the Americas so that citizens understand the precipitous changes that are occurring at the poles and along our coasts and what they can do to mitigate these changes. Ocean Watch in San Francisco While the expedition is completed, the mission of The Around the … Read more

A Sea Change: Imagine a World Without Fish

A Sea Change

A Sea Change is a feature length documentary produced by Niijii Films that premiered on March 14, 2009 at the Environmental Film Festival, Washington, D.C. to a full house – it was the first time in the festival’s history that every seat and all standing room was taken during a screening. This poignant film tackles the probability … Read more