This harrowing assignment was to help our friend David Chaplin who set up Rwanda-Aid helping countless Rwandan families to re-build their lives.
A joint partnership between Pangaea Exploration, 5 Gyres and Algalita resulted in this 3,000 mile expedition across the Pacific Ocean from the Marshall Islands to Japan. 14 crew from all walks of life looking at plastic debris in the Western Pacific Gyre. Built for round the world racing, 'Sea Dragon' is an ideal platform for this type of research. They are currently waiting for a typhoon to pass pass before embarking on the next leg of the journey from Japan to Hawaii, hoping to arive in Hawaii first week of July.