After a hugely successful drills and skills day, I decided to run another day. Following the same format as before, I chartered a yacht from Elite Sailing, and recruited 4 crew via the Elite Sailing Club (3 of whom I’d sailed with previously).
I recently enjoyed a fabulous hop across the channel to Boulogne. We had squalls, hail, and brilliant sunshine.
There are many big issues impacting our oceans right now… plastic, pollution, sea level rise, noise pollution, over fishing, the transfer of non-native species, acidification, rising sea temperatures to name just a few! The Big Seaweed search is a citizen science project, commissioned by the Natural History Museum and the Marine Conservation Society, to look at the impacts of the last 3 of the issues listed above.