The Final Straw

As a follow up to yesterday's post on Plastic Pollution, I wanted to take a minute to tell everyone that there are options out there to single use plastics! Here is one that I've already supported and think you should too - The Final Straw. Plastic straws have been in the media lately for their damaging... Continue Reading →

Environmental Impacts of Sailing

Because we turn off our motors as often as we can, most sailors think of our sport as pretty environmentally friendly. I would agree in principle, but challenge everyone to do more.Sailing events from your local beer can races to full on national regattas have impact. Single use plastics, engine exhaust, fouled bilge water, black... Continue Reading →


  Everyone knows Plastic Pollution is a problem for our oceans and waterways (yes...lakes and rivers too!) Now the American Sailing Association (ASA) has decided to jump into the middle of the fight against plastics. Operation Plastic Pollution Purge is underway! The goal is simple. Come back with more plastic than you left with! Take... Continue Reading →

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