Taking Single-Use Plastics

Out of Sailing


World Sailing Sustainability Agenda 2030

By 2030, World Sailing is working worldwide to:

Reduce & Eliminate Plastics in:

  • Boat & Gear Manufacturing
  • Events
  • Clubs & Venues

Achieve these Goals through:

  • Sustainability Training
  • Class Association Rules
  • Member National Authorities

Olympian Sailors Taking a Stand


Olympic sailor and 2016 Gold Medalist Hannah Mills is challenging all Olympic athletes to take the #BigPlasticPledge to eliminate single-use plastics from competition.

International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee, along with World Sailing, has taken the Clean Seas Pledge to #BeatPlasticPollution in its events and facilities.

Sailors for the Sea

Sponsored by Oceana, Sailors for the Sea is creating a Clean Regattas certification system and toolkit to ensure events taking place on the water keeps those waters clean.

11th Hour Racing

11th Hour Racing both investing in programs and demonstrating that sailing can be “cleaner, faster, better”.

Are you ready to eliminate single-use plastics from sailing?