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The Design Legacy of the Plastiki

The success of the Plastiki's 10,000-mile, 128-day voyage from San Francisco to Sydney last year is considered by many to be one of the great adventures of 2010. Sailing a boat made from 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles (to raise awareness of our polluted oceans) was a feat of such determination that expedition leader, David de Rothschild, has been nominated for Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic.

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