The vessel is a catamaran, with the thousands of plastic bottles attached with organic glue to two pontoons.
- July 27, 2010
Anyone want a car made out of plastic bottles? -- Ed.
A boat made from thousands of plastic bottles has sailed into Sydney Harbour, completing a four-month voyage that began in San Francisco.
The boat, called the Plastiki, was built using 12,500 plastic bottles.
Its 9,000 mile (15,000 km) voyage aimed to raise awareness of the dangers posed to the environment by plastic waste.
Hundreds of people turned out in Sydney to welcome the Plastiki and its crew of six.
"It has been an extraordinary adventure," said expedition leader and environmentalist David de Rothschild. ... [Read More]