News — 9 April 2021
BirdLife International Webinar
The Mirpuri Foundation was invited to speak at Rare Bird Club webinar, an event organized by BirdLife International and one which discussed plastic and its harmful impacts. Ana Agostinho, representing the...
News — 1 April 2021
Poaching: The Means to an End
The Mirpuri Foundation took part in the webinar “Poaching: The Means to an End”, co-organized by two distinguished bodies, United for Wildlife and Focused Conservation. The intelligence sharing webinar counted with...
News — 9 March 2021
Webinar on Wildlife Conservation
On March 9th, the Mirpuri Foundation organized a high-level webinar that joined six internationally recognized experts to discuss the following main theme: “The impact of Covid-19 on Wildlife Conservation”. The online...
News — 3 March 2021
Welcoming The Ocean Race Europe
The Mirpuri Foundation will host The Ocean Race Europe when the race makes a stopover in the port of Cascais, Portugal. The Mirpuri Foundation will host the first stopover in The...
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 — 23 October 2020
Surfing for Sustainability
The Mirpuri Foundation organized a surf class for Hi Fly’s staff, as airline’s principal sustainability partner. The sun was up and promised to deliver a perfect day for surfing at Sintra’s...
Events — 21 August 2020
Sustainability Workshop to young sailors
The Mirpuri Foundation hosted an interactive workshop on ocean sustainability with young sailors from the organization’s sailing academy at Clube Naval de Cascais. The Summer Course program, educational as well as...
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...
Sailing Trophy — 26 March 2021
Optimist class in Sailing Trophy
Young sailors around Portugal will have a once-in-a-lifetime experience this June, lining up in the same regatta as some of the best sailors and fastest boats in the world. Organizers...
Sailing Trophy — 11 March 2021
The Ocean Race Europe joins Sailing Trophy
Portuguese sailing and ocean racing fans will be part of an incredible event this June when a fleet of foiling IMOCA 60s and one-design VO65s take to the coast of...
Sailing Trophy — 11 March 2021
Notice of Race 2021
Notice of Race of the 2021 edition of the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy available to download here: Notice of Race 2021 ...
Sailing Trophy — 6 November 2020
Designing the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy
The advent of a new international racing event deserves the creation of a very special trophy. The Mirpuri Foundation is working Leitão & Irmão to create the perpetual trophy for the...
MF Racing Team — 12 February 2021
Meet the Team
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team skipper Yoann Richomme has confirmed an all-star crew of eight sailors for this summer’s inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe. The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team was...
MF Racing Team — 26 January 2021
The Ocean Race Europe
The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team has become the first team to enter The Ocean Race Europe, following the opening of the entry period this week. The inaugural edition of The Ocean...
MF Racing Team — 14 November 2020
24 Hours Offshore
Yoann Richomme, Skipper of the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team, decided it was time to hit the open ocean for some offshore training recently to see how the crew performs when...
MF Racing Team — 29 October 2020
Offshore Sailing Training Session
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team Offshore Sailing Training Session ...
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,...