A year after David de Rothschild's all-plastic craft traveled from California to Australia, a new book examines the project close-up.
From a brief stopover on an island about 900 miles from Australia, David de Rothschild talks tech and shares his view of life at sea on an all-plastic boat.
After months of anticipation, banking heir David de Rothschild's boat, made buoyant by 12,000 soda bottles, sets sail for Australia.
British adventurer David de Rothschild plans to sail from San Francisco to Australia in a 60-foot vessel made from recycled plastic bottles--and to teach the world a few lessons about recycling along the way.
Plastiki, constructed of more than 12,000 discarded soft-drink bottles, arrives in Australia after an 11,000-mile journey.