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ARRIVING ON THE SANDY SHORES OF AUS

July 19th, 2010, posted by David de Rothschild Tags: David de Rothschild, Islands, Plastiki daily update, Sailing
Hi this is David phoning after the high dramas on the high seas we have finally arrived and walking on Australian soil in Mooloolaba ... READ MORE

 

DEPARTING SAMOA

June 14th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Islands, Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update
We have had a busy time carrying out a lot of work on the Plastiki’s structure and rig during our stay in Western Samoa, but I feel confident that we are setting sail with the Plastiki back to her original strength, if not stronger ... READ MORE

 

JO’S TIME IN SAMOA

June 9th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Islands, Jo Royle, Sailing
Mr T and I have been extremely busy since we got here; we’re trying to prepare the boat for another long leg towards Sydney, where we expect to see probably the worst weather we’ve seen on the voyage. ... READ MORE

 

PHOTOS & VIDEO FROM SAMOA

June 2nd, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Islands, Plastiki
The crew have now been on land for over a week. While on Samoa, they've been having some well-earned rest as well as exploring some of the beautiful areas on the island. ... READ MORE

 

DISPOSING OF WASTE ON A 77 SQ MILE ISLAND

June 1st, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Islands, Recycling, Waste
Christin recently got in touch with us from the American Samoa Coastal Management Program to give us an update on the waste issues that this small island nation faces. ... READ MORE

 

A UNIQUE VESSEL. AN UNPREDICTABLE JOURNEY.

May 26th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Build, Islands, Plastiki, Plastiki daily update, Sailing
The Samoan Islands are to be the next stop for the Plastiki's crew of six. The islands are some 1,300km away from where the crew originally intended to stop, Fiji. Our Safety Manager, Josh Hall, explains what has happened. ... READ MORE

 

WAYWARD AND WINDWARD: PLASTIKI HITS SAMOA

May 25th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Islands, Plastiki, Plastiki daily update, Word of the Week
The Plastiki has veered off course somewhat, but, don't panic, all is well, and we'll be land bound later today as the crew get closer to the port of Apia in Western Samoa. ... READ MORE

 

DEPARTING CHRISTMAS ISLAND

May 10th, 2010, posted by David de Rothschild Tags: David de Rothschild, Islands, Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update
It’s now Sunday at 10:41 and we're signing all the relevant paperwork that we need to depart from Christmas Island. ... READ MORE