Stolt Sea Farm is pleased to sponsor the Sea at School, Playing with the Wind ("O Mar na Escola, Xogando co vento") educational programme, in partnership with local government and community associations including the Cataventos sailing school, the Galician Sailing Federation and the General Secretariat for Sport.
Stolt Sea Farm is committed to educating and supporting the communities in which it operates and this is the fifth year the business has sponsored this initiative. Sea at School educates school students on the importance of maintaining the biodiversity of our seas and oceans and the benefits of sustainable aquaculture. There are also practical sessions on the basics of sailing and navigation.
More than 330 students from 13 schools across the Galician regions of Cee, Dumbría, Fisterra, Corcubión, Muxía and Carnota will participate in this year’s programme. It opened on March 3 with a special ceremony attended by local dignitaries from all the regions involved and Stolt Sea Farm’s Head of Institutional Relations, Javier De Francisco (pictured, fourth from right).
As part of the programme, which runs until June, Stolt Sea Farm will again sponsor the V Stolt Sea Farm drawing contest. This year’s theme is ‘Turbot Aquaculture, benefits for our health and for the planet’ and the aim is to raise students’ awareness of aquaculture and the health benefits of including fish in our diet by encouraging students’ creativity. The winner of the contest will visit one of Stolt Sea Farm's facilities, together with his or her class.