Hornet News

Wanted - 300 female crew

Exxpedition

The 38,000 mile voyage, Exxpedition, sets sail in October, and is looking for 300 women to crew the 30 legs of teh voyage.

As well as taking part in scientific research, crew members are expected to contribute financially to the voyage, with legs varying between 5 and 23 days at sea.

Emily Penn, expedition director and skipper, who recently returned from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (an accumulation of ocean plastic now twice the size of Texas) said "This is our biggest project yet. We are looking for amazing women with a passion to protect our ocean to come forward."

To apply, visit www.exxpedition.com.

No sailing experience is necessary !