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These are just some of the articles in the media throughout our history.


Ocean Crusaders’ Paddle Against Plastic retrieves 307 kilos of rubbish from Tingalpa Creek _ Redland City Bulletin

Cabbage Tree Creek_ marine group joins crusade to clean up waterway _ Quest News

Wynnum Herald Green Island cleanup

Flood rubbish clean up

Ocean Crusaders_ Green Island clean-up _ Quest News

ABC War On Waste Season 2 Episode 1

Wynnum Herald _ page 1

Wynnum Herald _ page 5

Moreton Bay_ Mud Island clean-up _ Quest News

Ocean Crusaders remove 300kg of rubbish from Caboolture River at Paddle Against Plastic event. _ Quest News

Paddle Against Plastic crusaders target Caboolture River in need of big clean-up _ Quest News


Sunshine Coast Daily – 21st October – Clean-up crew pulls full lounge suite from river

Sunshine Coast Daily – 30th April – What a Load of Rubbish


Mysailing.com.au  – 28th April – Brindabella image gallery

Mysailing.com.au – 22nd April – Brisbane to Gladstone race starts in perfect sunshine

Sail-world.com – 14th April – Brindabella Sailing Sydney Harbour

B2G Website – 12th April – Brindabella Faces a new challenge

B2G Website – 5th April – Odds stack up against Black Jack

MySailing.com.au – 4th April – Sail Around Australia with Brindabella on Virtual Regatta

Yachte.com – 4th April – Sail Around Australia with Brindabella on Virtual Regatta

Sail-world.com – 4th April – Sail with Brindabella on world record

Sail-world.com – 5th Mar – Smith Family Kids sail in Sydney Harbour Regatta

Nelson Mail – 19th Feb – Sailing to Save the Seas from disaster

Sail-world.com – 11th Feb – Gill announces partnership with SOS Ocean Racing

MySailing.com.au – 11th Feb – Gill announces partnership with SOS Ocean Racing

Nelson Mail (NZ) – 8th Feb – Setting sail for a world record

Geraldton Guardian – 2nd Feb – Sailors chart course to ditch plastic habit

Boatingoz.com.au – 2nd Feb – Around Australia Record Crew Announced

Mysailing.com.au – 1st Feb – Save Our Seas Around Australia Record Crew Announced

Yachte.com – 1st Feb – Save Our Seas Around Australia Record Crew Announced

Sail-world.com – 1st Feb – Save Our Seas Around Australia Record Crew Announced

Noosa News – 5th Jan – Sailing to save our oceans

Sunshine Coast Daily – 1st Jan – Sailor Aims to Bag World Record


Yachte.com.au – 24th Dec – Meeting the legendary Sir Robin Knox Johnston

Sail-world.com – 24th Dec – Rolex Sydney Hobart – Blonde Figurehead as tough as they come

Sail-world.com – 21st Dec – SOS World Record Holder Book Signing at CYCA this Friday

Sail-world.com – 20th Dec – SOS World Record crew shortlist announced this Friday

Rolex Sydney to Hobart Website – 17th Dec – Brindabella is back for Rolex Sydney Hobart

Nelson Mail – 12th Dec – Sailing for a world record attempt

Offshore Mag – Dec 2010 – Article on Brindabella in Official Rolex Sydney Hobart program.

Sail-world.com – 22nd Nov – Around Australia on Brindabella

Sail-world.com – 7th Nov – World Record Attempt – 5 weeks till applications close

Jetstar Inflight Mag – Oct 2010 – Green on the Go. (Page 18)

Sail-world.com – 15th Oct – Support Save Our Seas

Sail-world.com – 28th Sept – Brindabella – The Icon of Australian Sailing

BYMnews.com – 24th Sept – Pittwater to Coffs shorthanded division for 30th event

Sail-world.com – 24th Sept – Pittwater to Coffs – Short-handed Division announced

Sail-world.com – 20th Sept – Calling All Sailors- Crew sought for world record attempt

Whitsunday Times – 16th Sept – Page 4 – SOS calling for vounteers

Sail-world.com – 15th Sept – Great Whitsunday Fun Race – all the fun and frivolity

Sail-world.com – 15th Sept – SOS Australia releases Dare to Dream Book

Brisbanenews.com.au – 15th Sept – Islands on Sail

Whitsunday Times – 26th Aug – Thommo joins with Aussie Icon

City Life Magazine – Aug/Sept – 1 page article on record and campaign

SAILS Magazine – Aug/Sept – 2 page spread on solo record an campaign

Sail-world.com – 20th Aug – ABRW – What a week, see you next year

Whitsunday Times – 19th Aug – Photo in ABRW report

Sail-world.com – 19th Aug – ABRW – It’s a wrap

Sail-world.com – 18th Aug – ABRW – More divisional news (We won our division today)

Sail-world.com – 16th Aug – SOS Ocean Racing to chase circumnavigation record on Brindabella

Sail-world.com – 15th Aug – ABRW – Postcard Sailing

Sail-world.com – 14th Aug – ABRW – Tough day at the office

Airlie Beach Race Week TV – Day 1 (Sailing), Day 4 (Toilet paper bandits), Day 6 (Interview & having fun)

Sail-world.com – 13th Aug – ABRW – One Glorious Day

Whitsunday Times – 12th Aug – Article on ABRW featuring our photo and major mention of record.

Channel 7 News Mackay – Greens support Airlie Beach activists including Save Our Seas Aust. – 12th Aug

Daily Mercury – 10th Aug – Greens Reef Policies outlined.

Sail-world.com – 6th Aug – Just a few days to race week, PHS contenders

Sail-World.com – 5th Aug – Welcome home Jamie – New solo Quadriplegic record

Lattitude 28 – Afloat Mag – July 2010 – Record Chase

Sail-World.com – 22nd July – SOS Ocean Racing preparing for Airlie Beach Race Week

Wyvern eNews – 13th July 2010 – A record smashing solo adventure around Australia

ABC Grandstand – 10th July – Ian Spoke to Libby Trickett & Simone Thurtell to discuss his campaign.

Daily Mercury – 3rd July – Ian’s solo sail sets record

Sail-world.com – 30th June – SOS to tour yacht clubs

Sail-world.com – 30th June – Meridien Marina Airlie Beach Race Week – High Standard Fleet

Sail-world.com – 18th June – New Round Australia Record for SOS Ocean Racing

Sail-world.com – 16th June – New solo Round Australia Record

Sail-world.com – 15th June – SOS 24 hours out from Airlie

Sail-world.com – 14th June – SOS flying up Fraser

Sail-world.com – 12th June – SOS firing up NSW Coast

Ten News – 11th June – Whale Watching – Thommo’s guest appearance

RMYS.com.au – 10th June – Around Australia in 50 days

Sail-world.com – 9th June – An Epic night at sea for Ian Thomson

Sail-world.com – 8th June – Off NSW with many issues

Sail-world.com – 7th June – Back on Mainland Australia

Sail-world.com – 6th June – Approaching Bass Strait

Sail-world.com – 5th June – Aust Solo Sailor ahead of record as he rounds Tasmania

Sail-world.com – 3rd June – Sailing around Australia, 200nm from bottom mark

Sail-world.com – 2nd June – SOS Ocean Racing – under 2,000nm to go

Sail-world.com – 1st June – SOS Ocean Racing – Finally the wind is back

Sails Magazine – June/July Issue – Broken Record Article

MySailing.com – 31st May – Evolution vs Georgia battle looms in Airlie Beach

Sail-world.com – 31st May – Still stuck in the Southern Ocean

Sunday Mail Brisbane – 30th May – Solo Challenge

Sail-world.com – 30th May – Frustrating 24 hours

Sail-world.com – 24th May – Half Way Round Australia – A Pitstop

Ocean News Explorer – 22nd May – Solo around Australia on Plastic Mission

Sail-world.com – 19th May – Round Australia Solo record attempt – on Sat Phone

Whitsunday Times – 13th May – Sailor faces the challenges

Zinc FM Interview – 10th May – Interview with Scotty & Teegs on Zinc FM

Whitsunday Times – 5th of May – World Record Attempt

Sail-world.com – 4th May – SOS Ocean Racing to depart tomorrow

Sail-world.com – 3rd May – SOS Ocean Racing new departure date Wed 5th May

Sail-world.com – 2nd May – SOS Ocean Racing delayed by 24 hours

Sail-world.com – 1st May – Save Our Seas Ready to Depart

Jetstar Inflight Mag – May 2010 – Modern Day Sailors (Page 18)

Sail-world.com – 26th April – Ian Thomson of SOS ready to depart this Sunday

Whitsunday Times – 22nd April – Thomson almost ready to sail

Sail-world.com – 16th April – Long Range Weather Forecast positive for SOS

Herald de Paris – 14th April – SOS Ocean Racing – The first hit out

Sail-world.com – 14th April – SOS Ocean Racing the first hit out.

Marinebusiness-world.com – 14th April – Maxsea onboard with SOS Ocean Racing

Courier Mail – 4th April – Protest Voyage

Wynnum Herald – 31st March – Plastic not so fantastic

Whitsunday Times – 25th March – Thomson prepares for Gladstone

Sail-world.com – 21st March – Ian Thomson prepares to sail around Australia

Wildlife Warriors Website – SOS Ocean Racing

Whitsunday Times – Mar 11th – Solo voyage to kick off here

Sail-world.com – Mar 7th – Save Our Seas Ocean Racing to use B2G as warm up

Cairns Bulletin – Feb 25th – Solo Sail quest over plastic

Whitsunday Times – Feb 25th – Boost for solo sailor

Trailer Sailer Place Forum – SOS Ocean Racing

Plasticbagbanreport.com – Feb 3rd – Ian Thomson – World’s Plastic Bag Ban Campaign Sailor

MyGC.com – Feb 3rd – World Record Attempt for plastic bag awareness

Whitsunday Sailing Adventures – Feb 2nd – Save our seas from pollution

Sun Herald – Jan 31st – Disgusted Yachtie launches sea quest over tsunami of plastic bags

SeaBreeze.com.au – Jan 23rd – 50 days around Australia to save our seas

Sail-world.com – Jan 23rd – 50 days around Australia to save our seas

Noonsite.com – Jan 21st – 50 Days around Australia to save our seas

Whitsunday Times – Jan 21st – Ian Aims for record solo sail