8th-11th May: The Magenta Project Athelete’s Mary Rook and Helena Lucas and Director Libby Greenhalgh will be supporting Hampshire female Firefighter in a charity sailing event: UK Firefighters Sailing Challenge

6th-9th July:  Foiling Week in Garda. The Magenta Project will be there with Josie Glidden and Jo Aleh supporting getting more women foiling



The Magenta Project continues to develop its activities in line with its mission, activating on a number of levels within sailing and the marine industry.

We provide pathways to accelerate women through education, training, coaching, and our community.

Find out how you can get involved.

Based on the principle values of collaboration, diversity, opportunity, challenge and performance, The Magenta Project Foundation is leading a growing movement across oceans. The organization effectively drives change by building on the success of its leadership, athletes and ambassadors to accomplish the following goals:

• Leverage the excitement of sailing to inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
• Enable women to acquire the training/skills needed to narrow the gender gap for career advancement.
• Celebrate the accomplishments of extraordinary women across the globe.

The Magenta Project addresses education, workforce and leadership development, and gender equity through the following mission-based programs:


builds confidence and develops the abilities of individuals to interact and work effectively with others within a team setting. Through presentations, workshops and clinics individuals learn to how to set goals, inspire and guide others to achieve them; collaborate, communicate, solve problems and resolve conflicts effectively.


Magenta STEM CREW 

inspires youth, ages 8-13, to seize experience based learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through the exciting platform of sailing. Youth are invited to create clubs linking to a global, interactive online curriculum and accessing a direct line of communication to Magenta Project sailors and ambassadors.




accelerates the performance of female sailors to compete at the highest level of the sport through on-water training. The goal is to broaden the horizons of up and coming female sailors, inspiring participants to build new teams, take on new roles, and offering women an opportunity to sail high performance boats and learn from the Magenta network of performance athletes.



drives opportunities and creates pathways for high school and college women to develop technical skills for career advancement in the marine industry. The Magenta Project hosts enterprise days and develops longer term work experience and apprenticeship placements with industry leaders and partners.

Support Us

The Magenta Project Foundation is a collective of passionate, committed female sailors on a mission to accelerate women in sailing and the marine industry by creating pathways, empowering leadership and driving change.

Add your voice and amplify the message with a gift to the Magenta Project Foundation. Together we can raise the bar, establish a legacy and accelerate change across oceans.

Please email for details on the different ways you can support The Magenta Project Foundation.

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