Surfing Soapbox: Personal sacrifice on the way to the gyre

There's no better feeling than the anticipation you get the night before a big trip. My last trip I could not even fathom what life at sea for a month would be like. To say I went into that trip blind would be a gross understatement. But since the beginning of the ECO-Warrior project, when I was on my way to the south of Chile to report on a pulp mill that was polluting the Rio Itata with chlorinated water, my strategy has changed.