Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Ready to Sail
by Benjamin Baldwin
Ship Manager - M/Y Steve Irwin
After long months in port repairing and refitting the Steve Irwin, we are finally ready to set sail.
It has been my great pleasure to work alongside such a dedicated crew. Everyone has been operating around the clock to ensure this ship is the most effective tool to end the slaughter in the Southern Ocean. We have made many improvements throughout the year and I would like to thank each crewmember for their hard work, perseverance and sacrifice.
Now, we are all looking forward to our tour of Australia, where we will visit different ports to say thanks to our supporters, and open up for free tours so that everyone has the opportunity to learn a little more about Sea Shepherd.
Once we have finished the promotional tour and last minute provisioning, we will say goodbye to our family and friends dockside and head down south to focus on the greater objective ahead of us, and we are all ready