Category Archives: Around & About

Annapolis Boat “Festival”

Excited to see boats available on the U.S. market, Sina an I find ourselves leaving Jersey City early last Saturday morning. The skyline of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty laying still at dawn; the sun slowly coming up. We are driving on the NJ Turnpike and later on merging onto different memorial highways and bridges towards Annapolis, Maryland. Only 3.5 hours away from our home. In U.S. terms – in the neighborhood.

The annual Annapolis Sail Boat Show is on. What’s the difference, what’s the same, what’s the news?

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

I’d like to spread the word about a project I just came across. Is The Ocean Cleanup. Young Boyan Slat from the Netherlands and his team are developing a unconventional method to clean our Ocean from all the plastic debris with minimal impact on the environment. A solution to a problem that was deemed unsolvable.

They got my utmost respect for their out-of-the-box thinking, resilience and cause. In addition to minding your plastic in day to day life, they offer different opportunities to support them. Just browse through their website. If you consider a donation, be aware the site seems to switch to dutch language inevitably. You need to push “verder” wich means continue in order to process.

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