February 28, 2010

Plastiki eco catamaran made from recycled bottles

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