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2020 won't be forgotten any time soon. Charlie Enright looks back at this rollercoaster of a year...

What a year it's been!

Looking back on 2020: What a year it's been!

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11th Hour Racing’s Grantee Program Director, Michelle Carnevale, shares what their Grantees have been up to in 2020.

Making a positive impact in 2020

Making a positive impact in 2020

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Clean Ocean Access, an 11th Hour Racing grantee, provides boat owners with the option to recycle shrink wrap used for winter boat storage.

Recycle Your Boat's Shrink Wrap

Boat Owners: Shrink Your Environmental Impact

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Sustainability is incorporated into all team operations. Including the food we eat. Learn our sustainable food program while the Team trained in Newport, RI.

Sustainable Food Program

Sustainable Food Program

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The team is brings back their career-shaping internship program in partnership with Oakcliff Sailing.

CREATING CAREER PATHWAYS

Creating Pathways for Aspiring Pro Sailors

11th Hour Racing Team

Our sights are set on the next edition of The Ocean Race 2022-23 with Charlie Enright and Mark Towill, Co-Founders of 1 Degree. We will use our sport of sailing as a global platform to inspire positive action among sailing and coastal communities and sports fans around the world to create long-lasting change for ocean health.

Mark Towill

Honolulu, HI

“Each day we are racing together against time. This is the ocean hour.”

Charlie Enright

Bristol, RI

“The ocean connects us all. We only thrive if our oceans thrive.”

Our Title Sponsor

Since 2010 11th Hour Racing has been working within the sailing community and maritime industries to advance solutions and practices that protect and restore ocean health. They believe in harnessing the power of sport to promote collaborative and systemic change -- one degree at a time -- and so do we!

Our Boat

Rebranded as 11th Hour Racing in summer 2019, the IMOCA 60 class boat (formerly Hugo Boss) was launched in 2015 as one of the most technologically-advanced racing yachts ever built, with hydrofoils to lift the hull out of the water and reduce drag. It was the runner-up in the 2016 Vendee Globe.

Vestas 11th Hour Racing Volvo OCean Race Leg 1 Win

The Ocean Race

The ultimate team challenge in ocean racing, The Ocean Race (formerly Volvo Ocean Race) first debuted in 1973 as the Whitbread Round-the-World Race. It’s a 9-month, 45,000-mile sprint across the world’s oceans. Mark Towill and Charlie Enright are two-time participants, gunning for a third start in Alicante, Spain in the Fall of 2021.

Our Title Sponsor

Since 2010 11th Hour Racing has been working within the sailing community and maritime industries to advance solutions and practices that protect and restore ocean health. They believe in harnessing the power of sport to promote collaborative and systemic change -- one degree at a time -- and so do we!

Our Boat

Rebranded as 11th Hour Racing in summer 2019, the IMOCA 60 class boat (formerly Hugo Boss) was launched in 2015 as one of the most technologically-advanced racing yachts ever built, with hydrofoils to lift the hull out of the water and reduce drag. It was the runner-up in the 2016 Vendee Globe.

Ocean Hour

Driven by the vision of vibrant healthy oceans and communities supported and inspired by the sport of sailing, we will focus on four guiding principles throughout our racing campaign.

Leadership

Leadership

We lead by advocating for ocean health and climate action within the industry, communities and fan base.

Collaboration

Collaboration

We engage stakeholders to create sustainable solutions, minimizing the environmental footprints across spheres of influence.

Legacy

Legacy

We will leave a lasting legacy for future generations by inspiring others to make changes — one degree at a time.

Innovation

Innovation

We explore and develop innovative solutions to manage resources, while promoting the shift to a sustainable marine industry.

Leadership

Leadership

We lead by advocating for ocean health and climate action within the industry, communities and fan base.

Collaboration

Collaboration

We engage stakeholders to create sustainable solutions, minimizing the environmental footprints across spheres of influence.
Legacy

Legacy

We will leave a lasting legacy for future generations by inspiring others to make changes — one degree at a time.

Innovation

Innovation

We explore and develop innovative solutions to manage resources, while promoting the shift to a sustainable marine industry.

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Current Location

  • Concarneau, Brittany, France

    The boat is currently in Concarneau for a 20-21 winter refit

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