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How to use GiveSmart!

We are excited to use GiveSmart at our Gala this weekend for our Silent Auction and Giving Tree. Take a look at this video to learn more about how to use GiveSmart!

Longtime Educational Leader Chosen to Serve as Executive Director of Education at NESS

Longtime Educational Leader Chosen to Serve as Executive Director of Education at New England Science & Sailing Foundation Eric Isselhardt, PhD, named NESS’s first Executive Director of Education STONINGTON, CT: A veteran executive with deep experience in both nonprofit and for-profit educational organizations has been selected to serve as the new Executive Director of Education […]

One week out from our Gala!

The countdown is on! We are just about sold out of tickets (grab yours today if you haven’t already!) and are looking forward to our Gala on November 2nd. Here are a few updates for Gala goers and those participating from home: GiveSmart We are excited to use online bidding for our Silent Auction and […]

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to New London

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to New London NEW LONDON, CT. Farm to Pier Dinner will be returning to Custom House Pier in New London on Wednesday, August 14 (rain date August 15) at 6:00pm. The beloved event is a twist on the classic farm to table events in the region. Fresh produce, meat, and […]

Meet the Fleet: No Limit

Welcome to our new blog series entitled “Meet the Fleet.” As part of this series, we will be sitting down with our educators to talk with them about the different boats in our fleet! We sat down with Kali “Orca” Cika to chat with her about ‘No Limit’ our Independence 20 sailboat NESS: First off, […]

NESS in New London – Update!

Last month, we celebrated with New London Public School students as the school year came to a close. It was a year filled with in-school, after-school, and field trip programs with students all over the city of New London and we look forward to sailing programs at New London Community Boating and eco tours at […]

America’s Cup Sailboats Come to Stonington

America’s Cup Sailboats Come to Stonington NESS Hosts American Eagle and Weatherly STONINGTON, CT. Two 12 Meter racing yachts, American Eagle and Weatherly, will be sailing in Stonington Harbor on Monday, June 10 as part of a fundraiser for the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS). These two spectacular sailboats are pristine pieces of […]

Comcast NBCU Foundation Announces 2019 Project Innovation Winners

Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation Announces 2019 Project Innovation Winners STONINGTON, CT. NBC Connecticut/WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut/WRDM, and the NBCUniversal Foundation named the New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) as one of the recipients of its 2019 Project Innovation grant. The stations selected NESS and six other nonprofits across Connecticut to receive a total of $225,000 in […]

Winners Announced in Statewide Drawing Contest

STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced this year’s winning artists for the statewide calendar drawing contest entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The annual drawing contest is open to all Connecticut students currently in Grades K-6. Ilana Gilbert of the Cloonan Middle School in Stamford […]