Sailing to Hawaii on 15,000 plastic bottles and a Cessna 310, to raise awareness about plastic fouling our oceans.
During the program time for "Lost", JUNK aired on the 11:00 Channel 7 news! We hope being side by side w/ Lost wasn't some sort of commentary.....
you guys are doing an amazing thing. Marcus, I am honored to have met you on that trip to the San Diego parking lot with Sara, last year! All best from Milan -- Filippo
Wow! It was so inspiring to see the junk raft launch! Good luck team!Here's some photos I took : )http://www.flickr.com/photos/25684399@N03/sets/72157605403477463/
Dude! I used to fish off a raft made out of 2 and 3 liter bottles and some capped PVC pipes!I used pillow cases to contain the bottles.. You method with the bags will be much more durable.. though.. you could sew the pillow cases to make pontoons.Anyway.. good luck.. Enjoy the journey!!Dave :o)
Say.. I know you're already out to sea.. but.. well.. I was wondering why you left the aluminum frame open.. that's a lot of volume of air you coulda captured there!No Worries.. it floats nice and high.. I suppose if it gets too stormy, you can fill some bottles with water and be low and stable..Man.. I must be sick.. I wish I was with ya!
ola!!! anna please would love to have a couple of high res shots of your boat to publish a note on our surfilmfestibal.com blog and in 3sesenta.tv magazine.gracias!! firstname.lastname@example.org story is incredible!!
This makes me want to make a smaller version of JUNK! and go sail around lake Lanier right here in Georgia. Oops... I forgot... We might need a few hundred heavy rain showers first. Just to get our lake back up to above the Mendoza Line. Seriously guys. You are awesome. I hope you guys make a difference in a few of the right peoples minds out there. Maybe someone with clout and a conscious will step up and make something happen. My family and I are strongly behind you all the way. Atlanta GA USA is behind you too. Sail on my brothers and very good luck on your fantastic voyage... Papa Chubbs
Marcus and Joel,It was an honor to meet you both and be a part of your departure from the harbor. You are doing such admirable work and I wish you the best of luck in your adventure! The Save Our Shores team will be behind you every step!!!!!
Good luck Joel! You guys are such an inspiration. You and Marcus are in our prayers for a safe journey as well as increased awareness of our problem with plastics.Dawn and Family
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