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5 portable water filtration solutions to bring on your sailing charter or campervan trip

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The scenario: You plan a sailing trip with your friends renting a boat. You aim to make your footprint as little as possible. There are lots of aspects to that. One big one is your plastic footprint. How can you tackle the drinking water…

Citizen science for sailors | How/Where can you contribute?

There is so much we don't know yet about the ocean. Especially outside coastal zones, it's logistically and economically challenging to collect data for research. As sailors, we are already out there, and we can reach places far away from civilisation.…

What can you do? The 7 R's: Rethink-Refuse-Reduce-Re-choose-Repair-Reuse-Recycle

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Rethink—Refuse—Reduce—Re-choose—Repair-Reuse-Recycle Rethink “We are living in an interminable succession of absurdities imposed by the myopic logic of short-term thinking.”  — Jacques Yves Cousteau People often say ‘you…

Adventure & Impact Sailing Opportunities for August and September | 2019

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Here are the latest sailing opportunities I have (co) - created to connect you to the sea, yourself, and to others like you. We’re all on similar journeys, dreaming and doing about ocean adventures and to make a positive impact around us.…

Offshore Sailing Crew Tips: How to prepare, assess safety and minimize risk?

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How to prepare, assess safety and minimize risk as crew before sailing an ocean? Even in this era of satellite phones, safety and rescue technology, and communication systems, the nearest help on an offshore sailing passage can still be hundreds…

How to make DIY Natural Sunscreen | Simple, Quick & Easy

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One ocean solution option against the use of chemical sunscreens is to make your own DIY mineral-based sunscreen. It's fun. It's easy and so far as the research and testing goes, a better option for your own and the ocean's health than chemical-based…
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