Sailors have always needed the ocean, but now, faced with issues like ocean acidification, marine pollution, and overfishing, the oceans need sailors. Recreational boaters have a unique opportunity to help protect and restore the environment they so much enjoy. Sailors for the Sea enables individual boaters to educate themselves about ocean health, and allows them to become ocean stewards.
April Ocean Watch Essay
Alternative Energy in the Sailing World!
Security lights powered by solar panels - an innovative, energy reducing technique used at the America's Cup.
Renewable energy is a hot and sometimes controversial topic on land, but within the sailing world wind generators can sometimes be seen as old news.It may seem silly to talk about renewable energy in the sailing world - aren't sailboats powered by the wind after all? But look a little more closely, and for each sailboat on the water, there are a slew of energy consuming generators, outboards and batteries making sure we can get from point A to B. With climate change an increasingly pressing concern for the oceans and the environment, reducing our use of fossil fuels is critical. That being said, some of the best arguments for alternative energy sources are purely practical.
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