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Day 24 Crew Update: Profile of Beccy Finlayson

eXXpedition crew member and scientist Laura Leiva gives us an insight into crew member and TV researcher Beccy Finlayson “26th bottles, not 26 candles”… Beccy laughed, as she carried a bag full of plastic bottles that made their way through the Pacific Ocean from Asia to the uninhabited Broken Islands. For sure a memorable day to […]

Day 3 Crew Update: North Pacific Life at 45 degrees

eXXpedition crew members Eleanor Church and Michelle Byle (Watch Crew 1) settle into life on board Sea Dragon: “We’re sitting in the moonlight as the wind is dying off a bit. It’s been a wild night of squals and fast sailing – Sea Dragon cut through the waves at fourty knots at one point. We’re […]

Crew Update: North Pacific Day 1

The eXXpedition North Pacific crew have started their experience with a beach clean alongside Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii. eXXpedition Crew Member Michelle Byle tells us more: “The final few days leading up to the voyage have been full of activity, and emotion. Through a collaboration with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, the eXXpedition crew conducted a beach clean-up […]

eXXpedition to sail through North Pacific Gyre this summer

This summer, an eXXpedition crew will be sailing through the heart of the North Pacific Gyre (aka the Great Pacific Garbage Patch) from Hawaii to Vancouver, then on from Vancouver to Seattle. During the voyages, the multidisciplinary team will collect data and samples to feed in to influential studies around the world. Additionally, as with […]