Clean Seas

Volvo Ocean Race is campaigning to Turn The Tide on plastics in the oceans.

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Ocean summit on marine debris

The Volvo Ocean Race held a landmark Ocean Summit on Marine Debris at the Newport, Rhode Island stopover in 2014-15.

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2011-12 Keep the Oceans Clean

In association with the artists collective Skeleton Sea, the Keep the Oceans Clean campaign was designed to inspire people of all ages, but particularly children, to take action against the estimated 100 million tonnes of plastics and other materials polluting our oceans.

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Save the albatross campaign

Sailors believe that the soul of a drowned sailor comes back in the form of an albatross. In the wildest oceans of the world, where no ships venture, often the only company the sailors have, as they push their boats to the extreme, is an albatross gliding in their wake.

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2008-09 WWH Ballast water research

As part of a global science project, each boat collected water samples to contribute towards preserving the health and diversity of the world’s oceans. The project’s aim was to track the amount of ocean life and assess the risk of invasive marine species, the…

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2008-09 Det Norske Veritas

Det Norske Veritas – DNV Environmental Audit

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2005-06 World Childhood Foundation

The official charity of the Volvo Ocean

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