PLASTIKI VOYAGE

PLASTIKI VOYAGE

David de Rothschild’s Plastiki

The Plastiki, a 60-foot sailing catamaran built by British adventurer David de Rothschild, goes on a test sail in San Francisco Bay on Feb. 11. The vessel, built from more than 11,000 reclaimed bottles and other recycled plastic and waste products, is sailing from San Francisco to Sydney through the Pacific garbage patch.

Here, de Rothschild and members of the crew talk about the building of the boat, at Pier 31 in San Francisco, California. This video was filmed in January 2009; since then, Mike Rose, the boats chief builder, has left the project.

http://www.theplastiki.com/exploreplastiki/

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