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BOTTLE BAN AT SAILING REGATTAS

October 4th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Campaigns, Plastics, Sailing, Waste
We heard some great news recently, showing once again that the message of plastic pollution is getting out there ... READ MORE

 

THE PLASTIKI HAS ARRIVED IN SYDNEY!

July 26th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Crew, Plastiki, Plastiki daily update, Sailing
After 130 days and 8000 nautical miles the Plastiki today docked into Darling Harbour, Sydney! ... 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

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE ABOARD THE PLASTIKI: PART 2

July 20th, 2010, posted by Matt Grey Tags: Matt Grey, Plastiki daily update, Sailing
Matt Grey introduces us to life onboard a bottle boat ... READ MORE

 

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

 

ROARING LIONS

July 17th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update, Sailing, Weather
Waking up to the sound of roaring lions a moment ago was very confusing! ... 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

 

HEAVY WINDS

July 13th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Jo Royle, Sailing, Weather
The wind turned so quickly that the Plastiki went into accidental tack. Gusts of 62 knots with the head sail backed and the main on the opposite side than we were set up for ... READ MORE