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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

 

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

 

RIDING SOME BIG WAVES

June 29th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update, Sailing, Weather
It has been a wild and wet 24 hours; we have been riding some big waves. Really fun, it is a little like being back in the North Atlantic ... READ MORE

 

MEANDERING THROUGH THE SOUTH PACIFIC

June 23rd, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update, Sailing, Weather
We came to the conclusion that we will have achieved our dream if we arrive anywhere on the coast of Oz, obviously Sydney is still the final goal ... READ MORE

 

WORD OF THE WEEK – CLIMATE

May 12th, 2010, posted by Shore Crew Tags: Weather, Word of the Week
The weather in the Pacific can be unpredictable and dangerous, which is something that people around the globe have had to become increasingly used to with natural weather induced disasters becoming more frequent and extreme. ... READ MORE

 

30 DAYS AT SEA

April 20th, 2010, posted by Jo Royle Tags: Jo Royle, Plastiki daily update, Weather
Wow, this is our 30th day at sea! If you think about the amount of interactions you have on land each month, the money you spend, the places you travel, time has really gone so quickly on our 60ft platform bobbing around the middle of the ocean. ... READ MORE