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THE CREW’S TOP PLASTIKI MEMORIES

July 29th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Crew, David Thomson, David de Rothschild, Graham Hill, Jo Royle, Luca Babini, Matt Grey, Max Jourdan, Olav Heyerdahl, Plastiki, Singeli, Vern Moen
The Plastiki hitting Sydney marks the end of an epic 4 month journey for our intrepid crew of 10 who have called the Plastiki home for anything from 17 to 130 days. Here's what they have to say about their time travelling the Pacific Ocean. ... READ MORE

 

PACIFIC STORM – VIDEO

July 22nd, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Crew, David Thomson, David de Rothschild, Graham Hill, Jo Royle, Matt Grey, Max Jourdan, Sailing, Vern Moen, Weather
A video of the crew first major storm on board the Plastiki. ... READ MORE

 

HUGS AND WAVES

July 14th, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Plastiki daily update, Sailing, Vern Moen, Weather
We're currently experiencing a different side of the ocean than what we've grown so accustomed to in the previous 6,700 miles. We seem to have ventured into the land of 60 knot winds and 25 foot waves. ... READ MORE

 

JUST ANOTHER FRIDAY

July 3rd, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Plastiki daily update, Vern Moen
The first waking moments, for me, are orientation time. I'll make some sort of part-explicit, part-mumbled response to my newly forced change in consciousness ... READ MORE

 

THE PLASTIKI STORY

June 24th, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Vern Moen
Godard said, "All you need to make a film is a girl and a gun." ... READ MORE

 

HOMECOMING

June 22nd, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Plastiki daily update, Vern Moen
So Max and I have the rare privilege of being the only people that have RETURNED to the Plastiki ... READ MORE

 

A Journalist’s Perspective – Part 2

April 26th, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Food, Plastiki daily update, Vern Moen
The second installment of Vern's take on an imaginary journalist's report of life onboard the Plastiki ... READ MORE

 

DREAMING BY THE STARS

April 17th, 2010, posted by Vern Moen Tags: Plastiki daily update, Vern Moen
Recently, I began holding course via star positions. What at first was a personal ploy to feel more like an authentic sailor, is now starting to revolutionise night watch for me - which could be a HUGE milestone. ... READ MORE