Turn the Tide on Plastic, led by Dee Caffari and for the first time with two portuguese sailors onboard, Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Melo, started a a 6,000 nautical mile race north, up the east coast of Australia, with the navigational challenge of dodging islands as well as another doldrums crossing, before arriving in Hong Kong for the first time in the history of the race.
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Photo Credit: Ainhoa Sanchez / VOR
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 — 22 Março 2018
Turn the Tide on Plastic deployed the drifter buoy
Mirpuri Foundation boat broken the seal on the drifter buoy and portuguese sailor Frederico Melo deployed it as per race instructions. The drifter buoy is a important tech to help scientists at National Oceanic and...