Category Archives: Press Releases

Making Environmental History – Clearwater is Sailing to Washington!

Media Contacts: Stephen Kent, skent@kentcom.com, 914-589-5988 Dave Conover, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, dave@clearwater.org 845-265-8080 ext 7104 (Re)Making Environmental History Fighting for Federal Clean Water Protections Now Under Threat, the Sloop Clearwater Will Sail to Washington, DC [Albany and Kingston, NY … Continue reading

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Clearwater Welcomes Former Captain as New Board President

BEACON, NY – Former sloop Clearwater captain, Betsy Garthwaite has been named President of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater’s Board of Directors. At Clearwater’s Annual Meeting, held on September 24th, Ms. Garthwaite took the helm following three years of board leadership … Continue reading

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Dorr Foundation Awards Clearwater $40,000 for Microplastics Pollution Prevention Program

BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has been awarded $40,000 from the Dorr Foundation to expand Clearwater’s award-winning environmental education programs. Clearwater’s Microplastics Pollution Prevention Program will raise the alarm about microplastics pollution, a new threat to the Hudson River … Continue reading

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Clearwater Kicks Off Aquatic Invasive Species Steward Program

Coming to a Hudson River boat launch near you…  BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater started an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program in April 2015, with the goal to educate the public about aquatic invasive species and get citizens involved … Continue reading

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Clearwater Restoration Preserves Time-Honored Boat Building and Sailing Professions

BEACON, NY– Every year, The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater attracts a new sailing crew from around the world. This winter’s hull restoration project, which began in October 2015, requires unique shipbuilding skills to restore our iconic vessel. Among the skilled … Continue reading

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