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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 21

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Tanya Ferry reflects on leaving the Thames for the final part of the eXXpedition Round Britain journey to Plymouth: “Today we leave the Thames, which for me is a sad moment. But, excitingly we are able to use the Manta trawl, this will be the first time it has been […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 20

What was it really like to sail through Tower Bridge? eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Deborah Maw fills us in: “We arrived in London today in a state of huge excitement – we had permission to go through London Bridge. We were all on watch at some time during the night but no one wanted […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 19

As Sea Dragon and the leg 3 crew settle in on the Thames, eXXpedition Round Britain First Mate Holly Vint describes the highlights of the day before, as the crew approached the Thames Estuary: “Having emerged from the eerie fields of gas and oil rigs just off the Wash, this morning’s 4am watch began with us […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 18

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Samantha Sutton describes her experience of life on board during leg 3 of the voyage: “Today was a perfect day for sailing. The sky was clear and I learned how to sail with the wind which was harder than navigating by compass. We were further ahead in our journey to […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 17

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Nicole Gordon and all of Holly’s Watch update us on the start of leg 3 – sailing, seals, science and ‘styrene: “Today was our first day at sea of Leg 3 – and for some of the crew, it was genuinely their first day at sea. For the first time […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 16

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Carol Devine gives us an insight into the eXXpedition Round Britain immersive art experience at ASCUS Lab, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Summerhall:   “Today was the last official day of eXXpedition Round Britain – Leg 2 Scotland. After a quick morning pack and cup of tea or coffee, we said goodbye […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 12

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Dr Jessica van Horssen tells us all about her up-close-and-personal encounter with the Loch Ness Monster: All-Female Contingent Discovers Loch Ness Monster Actually Made of Plastic “The all-female exxpedition collective made their way through the Caledonian Canal on their mission to trawl British waters for plastic contamination, and in the […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 10

Photo blog: eXXpedition Round Britain on the Caledonian Canal by eXXpedition Co-founder Emily Penn and eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Carol Devine The Round Britain Crew will be sending us daily updates from Sea Dragon, which will be posted here on the eXXpedition website. You will also be able to see updates from the crew […]

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Crew Update: Round Britain Day 9

eXXpedition Round Britain crew member Bryony Meakins updates us on the sailing conditions on the exciting new Caledonian Canal route from Arran: “We set sail from Arran with a nice force 4 wind and fairly flat seas in the shelter of the Mull of Kintyre with a sighting of porpoises to wish us on our […]

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