Mystic Seaport and Sailors for the Sea announce they have entered into a strategic partnership to promote ocean stewardship among their members and the public at large.
Recognizing that recreational boaters have a unique opportunity to help protect and restore the waters they value, the two groups will work together to increase awareness of ocean health and what can be done to address its problems, such as ocean acidification, marine pollution, and overfishing.
"Part of our mission as a maritime museum should be thinking about the well-being of the sea," said Steve White, President of Mystic Seaport. "We can no longer take for granted the future health of the waters we sail upon. By working with Sailors for the Sea, we believe we can educate sailors on ways to leave a cleaner ocean for future generations."