News — 5 August 2020
Not too late for Coral Reefs
Our Save The Coral Reefs Campaign is once again raising awareness of ocean protection in an unprecedented way. Locals and beach vacationers in the Algarve were able to spot today the...
News — 1 August 2020
Disposable Masks and Plastic Pollution
Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution – A great article by UN News The fight against plastic pollution is being hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as...
News — 17 July 2020
Joining United for Wildlife Meeting
Invited by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, the Mirpuri Foundation joined United for Wildlife Meeting, as the principal sustainability partner of the airline Hi Fly, active part of the Transport...
News — 15 June 2020
Joining first major global leadership event
The Mirpuri Foundation participated in the online event “Building Business Resilience: How collective leadership will reverse nature loss”, the first major global leadership event to discuss nature in a world...
Expeditions — 17 April 2020
Cape Verde Science Expedition
A must-see documentary, portraying the scientific breakthroughs and the richness of marine life of the Sal Island. In the summer of 2019 the Mirpuri Foundation embarked on a Science Expedition in...
Expeditions — 24 August 2019
South Pole talk at famous Gstaad Yacht Club
Mirpuri Foundation President and Founder Paulo Mirpuri gave a presentation to the famous Gstaad Yacht Club in Switzerland, speaking on his recent journey to the South Pole. Paulo Mirpuri, who has...
Expeditions — 8 August 2019
New species discovered on Expedition
The Mirpuri Foundation is organizing a scientific expedition that embarked on a study of the biodiversity in the seas around Cape Verde and that has already identified new genus and species. The aim...
Expeditions — 4 July 2019
The Explorers Club Summit
Mirpuri Foundation President, Paulo Mirpuri, attended the Global Exploration Summit in Lisbon. Established in 1904, the Club, based in New York, brings together some of the world’s best minds, with...
Events — 5 June 2020
A Sustainable and Health-controlled Event
Today, June 5th, to mark World Environment Day, we organized the Webinar “Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy – A Sustainable and Health-controlled Event”. Key speakers were Paulo Mirpuri, President of the...
Events — 12 January 2020
Building Cultural Ties
Mirpuri Foundation builds cultural ties and offers musical opportunity with New Year concert As 2020 got underway the Mirpuri Foundation has given musicians its support, with its sponsorship of the New...
Events — 25 October 2019
Human Biomonitoring Workshop
The Mirpuri Foundation was part of a workshop on Human Biomonitoring (HBM) at the Auditorium of the Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, in Portugal today, joining a host of medics, scientists, and experts...
Events — 11 October 2019
CIESM 42nd International Congress in Cascais
The Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri addressed the Mediterranean Science Commission (CIESM) on the final day of its 42nd International Congress in Cascais, Portugal, with the presence of HSH Prince...
Sailing Trophy — 16 July 2020
Inspiring young sailors to be the best
After the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, young sailors from the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Academy, at Clube Naval de Cascais, went onboard the winning boat, the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team VO65...
Sailing Trophy — 4 July 2020
A look back at the Sailing Trophy
The inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy took place last weekend with over 50 boats on the start line and some of the biggest names in offshore sailing taking part. Organised in...
Sailing Trophy — 28 June 2020
Racing for the Planet victorious in Sailing Trophy
The inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy has come to a close, with The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team’s ‘Racing for the Planet’ crew taking line honours in both legs this weekend. The...
Sailing Trophy — 27 June 2020
Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy Gets Underway
Star sailors and over 50 boats depart Cascais as Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy begins The Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy has begun in light wind conditions, as competitors across three classes race...
MF Racing Team — 17 June 2020
Racing for the Planet confirms entry in Sailing Trophy
Mirpuri Foundation confirms VO65 entry and star-studded lineup for inaugural Sailing Trophy ● Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team confirms entry of its VO65 ‘Racing for the Planet’ boat for the inaugural Mirpuri...
MF Racing Team — 14 April 2020
The Ocean Race route for the 21-22 edition
Interview to Yoann Richomme, Skipper of the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team, in Yacht Racing Life magazine about the route for the next edition of The Ocean Race. Based in Lorient, the hotbed of French...
MF Racing Team — 26 March 2020
VR J Boats Portugal Trophy
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team embraces esports and offers unique sailing prize for VR J Boats Portugal Trophy. With many of us confined to our homes in this difficult time, the Mirpuri...
MF Racing Team — 20 March 2020
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team Tryouts
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team looks back on initial sailor trials ahead of Ocean Race campaign The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team began its sailor trials programme last month to prepare for the...
VOR 2017-18 — 26 April 2019
Winners of BT Sport Industry Awards
The Ocean Race has won two BT Sport Industry Awards, earning recognition amongst some of the world’s biggest sporting brands and organisations by scooping the Cutting Edge Sport Award and...
VOR 2017-18 — 10 December 2018
Global leader in sport and sustainability
The sustainability programme of Volvo Ocean Race with Principal Partner Mirpuri Foundation, created to find solutions to the impacts plastic is having on our seas, came out on top in...
VOR 2017-18 — 22 November 2018
Race data revealed at expert conference
Unique information on the global concentration of microplastics pollution in our oceans has been presented at an international science conference in Lanzarote. The information was collected from seawater samples taken during...
VOR 2017-18 — 28 October 2018
Tribute to Portuguese Sailors
Portuguese sailors António Fontes, Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Melo have been honoured by Portuguese President Rebelo de Sousa after they took part in the world’s longest and toughest sailing event,...