From the environmental activist website, Earthrace, the website explains the nonprofit's mission:
Earthrace Conservation Organisation aims to identify marine conservation
issues, and intervene where and when necessary to protect and defend
threatened marine ecosystems world-wide.
Through direct action and education, and by involving local
communities, governments and businesses, it will encourage respect and
guardianship of our oceans and all animals that depend on them.
Earthrace Conservation will galvanize a global movement to speak out for the preservation of marine life everywhere.
the boat, Earthrace-- a project that demonstrated that renewable fuels were viable. Earthrace, received world-wide attention by breaking the global circumnavigation speed record using only bio diesel from sustainable sources.
The journey took 60 days 23 hours 49 minutes, breaking the previous
record by almost two weeks