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06 November 2009
November 2-5
Many thanks to Andrew Wallace and the Townsville Motorboat and Yacht Club for the free berthage, where Chris made a presentation and local greenie Luis Sanches found us. We talked about different ways OceansWatch can think about climate change over sausages Luis cooked up, after offering to offset our carbon footprint for the trip with his company, My Clean Sky
Chris and Irene were busy meeting with Reef Check Education and Outreach Officer Jo Roberts, Sea Turtle Foundation project manager David Roe, and other important academics and students from James Cook University, trying to form synergies and bounce ideas off each other. Anna and I cruised the marinas chatting to yachties and handing out brochures like it was going out of style. People were either generally more receptive to hearing about OceansWatch, or we are getting more and more charming as the days go by. On to Airlie Beach!
Vessel Name: Magic Roundabout, Cat Knapp & Anna Rose
Vessel Make/Model: Sweden Yachts 34, Anna Rose '43 yacht
Hailing Port: Whangarei, NZ
Crew: Chris Bone, Irene Llabres, Katherine Rainone, Anna Pohl
Permanant skipper Chris is a professional yacht skipper and runs a yacht delivery company- Pacific Yacht Deliveries. He has been an environmental activist for many years, including 2 years as a skipper for Greenpeace on the yacht Vega. [...]
The long term use of Magic Roundabout was donated to OceansWatch to carry out Marine conservation and provide humanitarian aid to the coastal communities in the Pacific. OceansWatch has set up an ongoing training system for yachties and divers to monitor reef health throughout the Pacific using the [...]
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Oceanswatch Expeditions

Who: Chris Bone, Irene Llabres, Katherine Rainone, Anna Pohl
Port: Whangarei, NZ
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