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RTW LEG 4 COMPLETE

Two months into our two-year long mission, we have just completed Leg Four of eXXpedition Round the World from Antigua to Aruba with Red Ensign Group! The amazing group of women onboard include a PhD Marine Scientist, a producer at National Geographic, a designer, community manager, a technology consultant, a photographer and marine toxicologist and environmentalist […]

Science at Sea

WRITTEN BY DR LA DAANA KANHHAI & JULIE ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP   The issue of plastic pollution in the marine environment has emerged in the past decade as an important global environmental issue. The concern about these contaminants is due to their persistent ubiquitous nature and the threat […]

‘Type 2’ Fun at Sea

WRITTEN BY EMMA FEGGETTER ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP   All 10 of us would agree that we have all faced our own personal challenges during our time at sea as we travelled from Antigua to Aruba. Offshore sailing makes you live in relatively adverse conditions, the constant movement, the […]

Greening for the blue

WRITTEN BY RACHEL O’CALLAGHAN ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP   While our vision and mission of eXXpedition is to shift the way we feel, think and act towards our oceans, in order to take care of our oceans we need to take care of our planet. Onboard SV TravelEdge weʼve got […]

Navigating the unseen

WRITTEN BY MARENA BRINKHURST ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP If you’d have told me a week ago that I’d be helming (steering) a 72 foot, double-masted sailboat with 25 knots of wind behind me –in the darkness of 3 am no less!– I’d have laughed and told you that there’s […]

Antigua – a proud and encouraging community

WRITTEN BY LIV & NATHALIE ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP As S.V. TravelEdge spent several days at the Antigua harbour and around its islands, this generated considerable awareness within its proud community. Some of the local people we met were already well aware of the work and aims of eXXpedition, […]

Beauty and the Beast

WRITTEN BY RACHEL & JULIET ON LEG FOUR ANTIGUA TO ARUBA WITH RED ENSIGN GROUP   It’s as if we’ve been dropped into a scene of Star Wars – faced with a desert of dust and pockets of gas pushing their way to the surface, like clouds being pushed in the wind, drifting up through […]

Diversity and Sustainability at sea with the Red Ensign Group

After crossing the Atlantic and exploring the region around Antigua,  S.V. TravelEdge is preparing to set sail from Antigua to Aruba, via Bonaire. The voyage will sail through the Caribbean Sea led by eXXpedition’s mission leader – Sally Earthrowl. We are very excited to have our gold sponsors at the Red Ensign Group onboard with […]