The Plastiki

David de Rothschild

"We should call this planet Ocean"

Friday, 4 March 2011

He's waging a war against plastic and with his crew last year, he completed sailing Plastiki, a boat made of 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles, across the Pacific. Meet David de Rothschild, the environmental adventurer who won't take no for an answer.

Jo Royle

The Royle of Plastiki

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

The solitary female amongst an all-male crew, Jo Royle skippered the Plastiki, a catamaran crafted from 12,500 plastic bottles, from San Fransisco to Sydney. We grabbed a coffee with Royle upon the completion of their journey.


Plastiki docks in Sydney Harbour

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Sydney welcomed a very special boat into its harbour yesterday morning when the Plastiki  arrived – an 18.2 m catamaran made with plastic bottles.

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