Trip Reports

 


 

Under Construction

Sorry for the missing reports. We are working on adding them as time permits.

 


Public, Speaking Engagements, Presentations, Meetings, etc.

November 2012 - Antelope Valley Desert Divers, Palmdale, CA - RisingTides "Expedition 2010 Overview" slideshow and discussion

January 2013 - Collected and shipped two large boxes of clothing and supplies for the children and school in Malua Bay, Vanuatu. The package arrived five months later and the children were very grateful for our generosity especially when they saw the cost of shipping from the USA.

June 2013 - Public Group, Pasadena, CA - RisingTides "Basic Radio Operations and Emergency Prepardness" Slideshow and hands on training

September 2013 - Antelope Valley Desert Divers, Palmdale, CA - RisingTides "Emergency Communications in a Mayday Situation" hands on emergency communication drills. Description and Presenter Bio

April 2014 - Antelope Valley Amateur Radio Club, Lancaster, CA - RisingTides "Expedition 2010 Technical Challanges" slideshow and discussion

May 2014 - Antelope Valley Desert Divers, Palmdale, CA - RisingTides "Wrecks and Reefs of the South Pacific" slideshow and discussion

August 2014 - TVT Ambassadors, Fountain Valley, CA - Presentation by Evan Bozanic on being the youngest person to dive all seven continents and the charities they supported in each of the seven locations.

September 2014 - Animal Tracks, Acton, CA - Toured animal rescue facility and donated to their cause as we tried to see what knowledge they have that could be of use to the islanders.

October 2014 - Sierra Amateur Radio Club, Ridgecrest, CA - Formal presentation tailored for the Sierra Ammateur Radio Club as well as the general public. There was a slide presentation on the expedition and on the role Amateur Radio plays in the daily lives of the islanders, expedition team members, and those back home. The presentation was well received to a full house.

May 2016 - Acton Agua Dulce Library, CA -  RisingTides provided a formal presentation to the local community at large. The event was held in the Meeting Room of the Acton Agua Dulce Library to a full house of seventy. The primary presentation was on our South Pacific Expedition with an open discussion on what individules can do to protect their environment and set a good example for others. The "Think Globably and Act Locally" message was also shared to the enthustic audence. The event was covered in the local newspaper and many positive comments were received over the following months.

 


Rarotonga, Cook Islands

September 2014 - Suwarrow followup, reef health, local efforts.

(link to Trip Report goes here)

 

LaPaz, BCS, Mexico

February 2014 - Whale Shark's

(link to Trip Report goes here)

 

Magdelena Bay, BCS, Mexico

February 2014 - Grey Whale's

(link to Trip Report goes here)

 

Panama

October 2013 - Investigate Non Profit Organizations and Eco Tour operations requesting partnership

(Panama - Trip Report)

 


Expedition 2010

Following are the Trip Reports for each leg of our journey. These reports include scientific, cultural, and humanitarian work the crew performed along the way. Also included in these reports are some of the challenges facing a small team during open ocean crossings and the challenges of blue water sailing in general. 

California - Wilmington to Avalon

Passage - Avalon to Bahia de Magdalena, Mexico

Mexico - Mag Bay (San Carlos & The Sand Dunes)

Mexico - Southern Baja

Pacific Crossing through the Marquesas

The Tuamotus

Society Islands

Suwarror Island (Atoll)

Suwarrow Island - Letter to National Environment Service

American Samoa

Tonga

Fiji - Habitat for Humanity

Fiji - Vuda Point Survey

Fiji ( Villages)

Fiji - Savusavu

Fiji - Ocean

Vanuato - Technical Training & Assistance

Vanuatu - Butterfly Trust

Vanuatu - Esprito Santo

New Caledonia

Australia

 

 

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