Posts tagged with: caribbean 2016

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Plastic-Free for the Sea

“Head Instructions: Please do not put anything down the toilet that has not been passed from one end of a human to the other…This means NO tampons, bad dogs, cardboard, kittens, plastic, dreams, maxi pads, cell phones, or souls.” – Sea Dragon While aboard the 72 foot sailing vessel, Sea Dragon, with 15 women for the […]

Meet Tilly Heathwood

Meet Tilly Heathwood… whose love of all things ocean and photography has led her to follow her dreams into a career as a marine photographer. Tilly, who grew on the water in East Sussex has always been fascinate by the blue. Her Dad is a keen sailor, and has always encouraged Tilly to take to the […]

Meet Jen Pate

Meet Jen Pate… you might recognise Jen from our eXXpedition documentary: Making the Unseen Seen, that’s because Jen shot, produced and edited the film after her Atlantic crossing with the eXXpeditiongirls back in 2014!   Now Jen is back on Sea Dragon and this time she has a new objective: Mission Coordinator on the worlds first sampling mission […]

Meet Katie Hardyment

Meet Katie Hardyment… a passionate environmentalist and sustainability advocate. Katie’s fascination with the great outdoors and understanding the interaction of people and their environment led her to follow a path into Geography.  This path would lead to a roll with an NGO, and it’s here that Katie developed her passion for understanding why things are like […]

Meet Sara Mirabilio

Meet Sara Mirabilio… a marine scientist, fisheries extension specialist and lover of all things sea salt, making the unseen, seen on Leg 2 of eXXpedition Caribbean 2016.  If you’d asked Sara what she wanted to be at aged 12, it would have been a dolphin trainer or a sea turtle biologist, sea salt literally flowed through her […]

Sea Dragon and crew about to arrive in Bridgetown, Barbados!

Sea Dragon and her eXXpedition Caribbean 2016 Crew are about to arrive in‪ Barbados‬! Ready for beach cleans, school talks and outreach to make the unseen seen, from the toxics in our bodies to the toxics and plastics in our seas! Don’t forget you can keep to date with their antics in real time by following […]

Day 2 – Departure from Trinidad, Barbados here we come!

The eXXpedition crew finally moved aboard Sea Dragon and prepared for departure for Barbados. First up was orientation and safety from Skipper Shanley! Check out the pictures below for an idea of what life aboard Sea Dragon is like. Later in the day Sea Dragon and her crew of changemakers hoisted their sails and set […]

Meet Marika Dubé

Meet Marika Dubé… Caribbean Leg 1 crew, Public Relations Consultant and lover of all things ocean! Marika is a Project Manager by day, working for a public relations consulting firm in Montreal, Canada, and is taking Biology classes at University to deepen her understanding of conservation, ethical and animal welfare issues. Whilst in Thailand last […]