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Day 23 Crew Update: Science for non-scientists

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and marketing professional Meg Tapp shares how being on board has boosted her understanding of the science behind ocean plastic! “Being on Sea Dragon is all at once both exactly how I imagined it and nothing like it. The experience of being aboard with these incredible women is eye-opening in […]

Day 22 Crew Update: Starting the science

eXXpedition North Pacific crew member and TV researcher Beccy Finlayson shares the daily routine for leg 2 on Sea Dragon – sailing and science! “Day Two of Leg 2 and it was our first full day aboard Sea Dragon. Most of us had a night of broken sleep after taking turns on anchor watch throughout […]

Day 16 Crew Update: Dolphin sightings!

The eXXpedition North Pacific crew were lifted by a wonderful sight a few days ago, which highlighted the importance of their mission. Crew member and filmmaker Jen Russell explains: “After a choppy few days, the mood onboard this morning was pretty subdued & some were back to battling with seasickness.  A few of us were […]

WAVE MAKERS: eXXpedition needs you

Life has a funny way of working out. It twists and turns and you never really get to see what’s waiting around the corner. But that’s the beauty right? the mystery. The adventure.

Friday 21 November – Harsh Weather, A Close Call & 'Me-Search' update

Thursday night presented the very harshest conditions yet. After breaking the yankee and tearing the staysail, the wind continued to pick up until it was 30 knots gusting 40 kts with a deep swell. The skies were pitch black and moonless as squall after squall hit us presenting challenging conditions at the helm. At around […]

Sunday 16 November — Our Crew Find Their Sea Legs!

Day 1 After five days in Marina Lanzarote, taking part and leading workshops/talks for the Atlantic Odyssey, Sea Dragon and her team of 14 changemakers has finally set sail! After crossing the line with 34 Atlantic Odyssey boats   we set a course between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura heading out into the BIG WIDE ATLANTIC OCEAN! […]

eXXpedition Atlantic 2014 Trailer

Sail with us…through film! We will be telling the story of our journey by producing a feature-length documentary led by our on-board filmmaker Jennifer Pate but with essential contributions from the whole crew. This will be a story of real women, using adventure, research and life experience to ask big questions about the relationship between environmental […]