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Sail to Shelter

 

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Overview

Sail to Shelter upcycles retired, elite sails converting them into shade and shelter for humanitarian crises around the world. These giant masterpieces spend most of their lives rolled up and stored in hangars. Together with passionate and creative partners, Sail to Shelter designs meaningful new uses for a sail’s second act. 

Mission

  1. Keep sails out of the landfill.
  2. Give sails a meaningful second life.
  3. Support humanitarian aid organizations around the world with basic shade and shelter solutions.

Vision

Populations all over the world are facing displacement. It may be a result of desertification due to climate change, a single massive weather event, war, or even genocide. Regardless of how they got there, millions of humans are facing unfathomable uncertainty, fear and danger every single day. Millions don’t have basic shelter. 

We cannot build temporary housing fast enough. There are palette houses and slab cities everywhere and all the while, millions of square meters of kevlar strength material is rolled up in warehouses around the world. We decided to do something with it.

We are working with architects and engineers to design basic but stable solutions using sails and simple tools and materials. Through our global partnerships we locate sails as close to the area as possible and hire locally when we can to support local economies. 

Your support makes this possible.

 

Website: www.sailtoshelter.com

Instagram: @ sail_to_shelter

Sail to Shelter 
4215 Portola Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062