NESS Joins the Unified Water Study!

71% of the Earth is covered by water. This Earth Day, and every day for that matter, it’s important that we celebrate and take care of this planet and all its water—including Long Island Sound! We are excited to announce that we are joining Save the Sound’s Unified Water Study this year! The Unified Water […]

NESS Expands Its Disabled Sailing Offerings

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Press Release: NESS Expands Its Disabled Sailing Offerings STONINGTON, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is expanding their adaptive sailing offerings for the disabled community. NESS is hosting a free Adaptive Sailing Demo Day in Stonington on May 19 and just opened registration. No experience is needed, but spots are limited and […]

The Wonders of a Microscope

“Budget issues are pervasive throughout most schools, and teachers are leaned on heavily to provide top level education while given little resources. Hartford has many schools where this is the case. People care, but it’s difficult to stay positive when the funding isn’t there to support the classrooms. These are the schools that NESS targets […]

Get Certified For Summer!

March has been nothing short of a blur of blizzards. Every week thus far has been punctuated by some form of meteorological event. As we brace for what could be our fourth nor’easter on this second day of “spring,” our day dreams of summer seem somehow both agonizingly far away yet surprisingly close at hand. […]

AmeriCorps Week 2018

AmeriCorps Week is a week long celebration of the people and programs who have committed to “Get Things Done” in thousands of locations across the country since the inception of AmeriCorps in 1994. The NESS SEA (STEM Education Ambassador) AmeriCorps program uses national service to engage the students of New London in STEM-based ocean adventure learning. […]

Nonprofit Kicks Off Spring at Spicer Mansion

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MYSTIC, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will be kicking off spring with a cocktail party at the Spicer Mansion (Mystic, CT) on Thursday, March 22nd. The cocktail party will feature gourmet hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, fine wines, and craft beers as well as live music and a live auction. Auction items include […]

March MadNESS!

As we get ready to turn the calendar page to March, we wanted to share all our exciting March events in one place! From parades to beach clean ups, cocktail parties to contests we have a very busy March… Our very own March MadNESS! We hope to see you at one (or a few!) of […]

Adaptive and Therapeutic Sailing at NESS

In 2017, in collaboration with Sail To Prevail, NESS launched its adaptive sailing program in Stonington, CT. Our adaptive sailing program brings the fun and therapeutic qualities of sailing to individuals with diverse needs. We are excited to announce our adaptive sailing program will be expanding in 2018. About Our Program At NESS, we aim […]

There Are Always More Fish In The Sea

“As we awkwardly walked out onto the sand, all that could be heard was the ‘clunk-swish-clunk’ of twenty or so pairs of waders briskly shuffling through the sand. After I introduced how to cast, how to hold a reel, and how to fish, the students paired and slumped their way to waterfront real estate. As […]