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New Beginnings, Changes and Goodbyes

Auf wiedersehen. Adeus. Arrivederci. Da svidaniya. Hwyl fawr. Farvel. Farewell. By the time this Ship’s Blog gets posted, we will have gathered our belongings and departed Sea Dragon, our home for the last eight nights. We, the 13 crew members of the eXXpedition Caribbean 2016 leg 2, represent nine countries: Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, […]

Antigua

Antigua & Barbuda is the last stop on our eXXpedition. Just recently World Bank data showed that this small twin-island nation generates the 3rd highest amount of household waste in the world with 5.5 kg per capita per day alongside other Caribbean islands among the top generators of solid waste. We were told that people […]

Journey From Dominica to Antigua.

10th March 2016 Our journey to Antigua began at midnight, and all hands were on deck to bring the main sail up ready to set off. Wind strong and gusting we edged out of Dominica as the first watch team took to the helm. Sleep was near impossible for the rest of the watch teams […]

Outreach in Dominica

Twenty years ago, there was no plastic in Dominica. As we shelter from the rain and wind in Portsmouth, one of the two towns in Dominica, Chris, of the Portsmouth Community Watch Foundation, tells us how everything used to come in paper, and disposal didn’t pose such a threat to the environment. Then came plastic […]

They inspire me on International women's day 

Today we knew it was a long day on land and we didn’t forget to start with a big jump in the water as first thing! The first swim in the morning from the boat at 7.30am is always the best! After a big breakfast on board and 15 minutes drive we arrived at the […]