Robson Bight salvage: mission accomplished – May 19th 2009

The term “Mission Accomplished” has achieved such a tawdry reputation in recent times that one has to be hesitant about using it.  However, occasionally it is appropriate, and well deserved.  We are happy to report that such is the case for the Robson Bight salvage operation.   By 3pm today, the tanker truck laden with 10,000 […]

Robson Bight salvage set to begin – May 12th 2009

At long last, the salvage of the diesel fuel tanker that fell to the bottom of Robson Bight, on August 20th 2007 is set to begin.  A barge laden with salvage equipment is anchored over the site, and a 30 person crew from Mammoet Salvage, a Dutch company, and Seattle based Global Diving & Salvage, […]

Great beginning to Corky’s Freedom Tour – May 20 2001

Hello everyone, Good news on two fronts of Corky’s freedom campaign! The first events of Corky’s FREEDOM 2001 tour were successful, despite the threat of inclement weather; and Michael Reppy is more than half way to Japan on board Thursday’s Child, in his attempt to break the trans-Pacific single handed record and publicise ocean issues, […]

Corky’s Freedom Tour is Rolling – May 3rd 2001

Hello everyone, Today, Corky’s campaign bus FREEDOM, with David Howitt once again at the wheel, will roll onto the ferry in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island in Washington State to begin Corky’s Freedom 2001 tour. Our plan this year is to show Corky’s fabulous banner and tell her story to people in the Pacific […]