It is clear, now is the time, our global ocean is at a crucial crossroads. Our ocean cannot be our toxic waste dump.” Mary T. Crowley, Executive Director, Ocean Voyages Institute

Ocean Voyages Institute is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization based in Sausalito, California.  It was founded in 1979 by a group of international sailors, educators, and conservationists with a mission of preserving the ocean environment, and teaching maritime arts and sciences.