The accelerator concept — best known for speeding the growth of Silicon Valley startups — is having a moment at sea, thanks to the Sustainable Ocean Alliance’s novel accelerator program. Here’s how it works. Step 1: Get a boat. Step 2: Invite recent college graduates, aspiring entrepreneurs and financial titans to come aboard and explore solutions to problems like overfishing and the imminent collapse of ocean ecosystems. TechCrunch’s Devin Coldewey has the story, which highlights a huge range of practical breakthroughs from drones to databases and much in between.