Feb 26 2010 - San Francisco, CA USA: Adventurer, environmental advocate, and National Geographic Emerging Explorer David de Rothschild unveiled Plastiki, a sailboat constructed of more than 12,000 recycled plastic bottles, with inspiration from Kon Tiki. He plans to sail from California to Sydney, Australia, to show what can be done with ingenuity, determination, and reclaimed materials.
More info at: De Rothschild's Message in a Bottle: Plastiki - NatGeo News Watch
Plastiki web page (under construction) The Plastiki Expedition
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