All posts tagged Paddle Against Plastic

Our second Paddle Against Plastic on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast was set up to finish cleaning Stumers Creek after a team of 18 paddlers had managed to pull 107kg of debris out back in June.  We had a focus of cleaning up the area closer to the mouth and with the obvious meeting point being at the Off the Leash Dog Beach at the end of Stumers Creek Road, that meant we had access to clean Read more

When we first launched our Paddle Against Plastic campign, it came about due to the desire to get our education system out to more people, particularly local primary schools.  Just like our campaign, what started as a little effort is turning out to be much more than I expected.  I never imagined Ocean Crusaders would amount to what it is today, a world-wide educational program.  But I’m happy to see it develop into everything it Read more

WHEN:              SATURDAY 29th September 2012 WHERE:           Mackay Harbour to Airlie Beach Lagoon WHAT:              4 Local Airlie Beach Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board riders will paddle from Mackay to Airlie Beach, a distance of 120km (65nm) to raise awareness of the challenges our oceans are facing courtesy of plastic. WHO:               Ian Thomson – Founder Ocean Crusaders and world record holder of fastest solo monohull circumnavigation of Australia (Sailing – Set in June 2010), Luke & Tristram Mairs – Owners of iSail Read more