Harba ApS becomes latest partner to join Cleaner Marina initiative


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Marina management software and hardware solution provider, Harba ApS, is the latest partner to join Cleaner Marina, the movement and free online resource for ports, harbours and marinas initiated by Clean Sailors.

Harba joins seven other sailing and marine organisations to help support and promote the Cleaner Marina initiative, including boatfolk, savvy navvy, Ecoworks marine, Clean Sailorsthe Ocean Cruising Club, The SeaCleaners founded by Franco-Swiss sailor Yvan Bourgnon and Finsulate, in the first cross-industry partnership to support marinas as guardians of cleaner waters around the world.

Initiated by Clean Sailors, the aim of the Cleaner Marina movement is to inspire, encourage and create a community of marinas around the world who are implementing practices that help to safeguard the health of our waters.

Cleaner Marina was launched on 21 July 2021, with a free, online resource at www.cleanermarina.com detailing simple steps that any marina, port or harbour authority can take to help protect our marine ecosystems. Cleaner Marina and partners will champion inspiring activity of marinas around the world and encourage others in the same.


On Harba joining the Cleaner marina initiative, Holly Manvell, founder of Clean Sailors comments:

“We are super excited to have Harba join our Cleaner Marina initiative. With seven teams of us from across the industry already partnered, we and Harba are in awesome company to help champion our boating and marine community in keeping our waters clean and healthy. We really look forward to Harba’s knowledge and support in championing and inspiring ports, harbours and marinas around the world in activities and facilities for cleaner seas.”

Harba comments:

 “As a marine business, we at Harba  take it as a chance and responsibility to positively impact sailing and marina best practices. Apart from our core business, we also strive to raise awareness among  sailors and marinas as well as ourselves on how to become more mindful about our choices affecting the marine environment. We are extremely excited to join the Cleaner Marina project - it’s a smart, powerful as well as meaningful initiative uniting marinas and sailors for a cleaner and healthier world.” 





About Harba

Founded in 2015, Harba is an innovation-driven Danish company digitalising and connecting the world’s marinas and boaters.

The company has developed an award-winning mobile app for boaters – HarbaApp, a simple to use marina management software for harbour masters – HarbaMaster as well as various IoT hardware solutions to support both.

Harba has a mission to make boating and running marinas a breeze.

 For more about Harba, visit www.harba.co


About Clean Sailors

Clean Sailors is a not-for-profit, mobilising the global sailing community in conservation of our oceans. Launched in July 2020, Clean Sailors' mission is to set a new standard of sailing within our global sailing community: clean sailing, by raising awareness of ocean conservation opportunities within our sport, our passion, our pastime.

The Crew's aim is to make an ocean ambassador of each and every sailor around the world. Work includes campaigning for legislation to better protect our ocean, education, advice and outreach on conservation opportunities within the sailing and marine communities and sharing scientific research on issues facing our global waters.

Clean Sailors counts the Henri-Lloyd, the Ocean Cruising Club, British Marine, The Yacht Harbour Association, Finsulate and Sail & Explore Association, amongst its early supporters.

Cleaner Marina is the latest initiative by Clean Sailors, to encourage and support the global sailing and marine industries in protecting our waters.

 For more information about Clean Sailors, visit www.cleansailors.com