SAILORS FOR THE SEA
In February 2023, Ontario Sailing Executive Director Glenn Lethbridge was named the 17th Skipper with Sailors for the Sea. This designation recognizes Glenn and Ontario Sailing as a leader in the areas of sustainability and ocean conservation within the sailing and boating community.
Sailors for the Sea is is the world’s leading ocean conservation organization that educates and activites the sailing and boating community toward restoring ocean health. As a not-for-profit organization, there are no fees for Ontario Sailing members to access Sailors for the Sea programming, and they work closely with World Sailing on all programming.
|Programme||Details||Link||Cost to Ontario Sailing Members|
|Clean Regatta Certification||Clean Regattas is the world’s leading sustainability certification for all on-the-water, near-the-water, and water-loving events. Clean Regattas is a self-assessment tool with resources and support for participants.||Website||FREE|
(Kids Environmental Lesson Plans)
|KELP are downloadable marine science activities that encourage curiosity in kids and help them explore their surroundings. These resources offer valuable tools for Learn to Sail programs.||Website||FREE|
|Green Boating Guide||Join the Green Boater community to access the downloadable guide to learn more about how to resotre the health of our waterways.||Website||FREE|
Ontario Sailing selected RS Sailing boats for our Main Sail Program. One reason we are excited to work with RS Sailing is its commitment to environmental sustainability. For more details on RS Sailing’s Sustainability Programme and their ongoing efforts to set the sustainability standard in the sailing industry, please visit the Sustainability page on their website.