Be An Ocean Hero

Join young people around the world taking a stand against the plastic pollution crisis
STEP 1

Take the Pledge to Be Single-Use Plastic Free

Pledge to demonstrate that you a sailor that cares about the oceans and waters you sail on by eliminating your own use of single-use plastic items.

The 49th edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships will see over 400 sailors from 66 nations. Gdynia, Poland is hosting the 2019 Youth Worlds from 13-20 July 2019.
READY TO DO MORE?

Become an Ocean Hero

World Sailing Ocean Heroes go beyond their own actions - the work and fight on behalf of others. Are you ready to work on behalf of the waters you sail on?

The 48th edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships will see 382 sailors from 66 nations racing in 265 boats across nine disciplines. Corpus Christi, Texas, USA is hosting the 2018 Youth Worlds from 14-21 July 2018.

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Campaign for Single-Use Plastic Free Sailing Events

Be a World Sailing Ocean Hero and work to encourage the competitions you sail in (and that your club hosts) to become single-use plastic free. Help develop a plan for providing water refill stations, reusable or compostable snack packaging, recycling strategies for waste, etc. Plastic free events are possible!

Campaign for Single-Use Plastic Free Sailing Clubs & Facilities

Be a World Sailing Ocean Hero and work to encourage your sailing club to become single-use plastic free. Help them find alternatives for single-use straws, bottles, and food service items. Find solutions for sailing waste like discarded zip ties and duct tape. You can do it!

The 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships will see over 400 sailors from 66 nations. Gdynia, Poland is hosting the 2019 Youth Worlds from 13-20 July 2019.

Becoming an Ocean Hero means joining a global network of hundreds of young people working to protect and defend our oceans from plastic pollution.

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