A couple of weeks ago, I arranged a day charter; a cost effective way to get on the water, hone some skills and build up my skippering experience. The sun shone, but the wind was non existent. All in though, it was a great day.
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.