Plastic bottles and a Junk made out of junk

Two brave eco warriors, Marcus Eriksen and Joe Paschal from San Francisco built a thirty foot vessel from junk. They salvaged a mast from another vessel, the cabin was made from a fuselage of a Cessna aircraft and the floating arrangements comprised of 15,000 used plastic bottles bound together to create pontoons.

They wanted to raise awareness about plastic debris and ocean pollution so in order to grab the publicity these brave souls sailed 2,600 miles from Long Beach in California to Hawaii in their aptly named “Junk”. Continue reading