17 Jun 2017

Romain Troublé - Sir Peter Blake's Legacy

From Saturday Morning, 10:40 am on 17 June 2017

Romain Troublé is managing director of the Tara Expeditions Foundation - the Tara is formerly Sir Peter Blake's vessel Seamaster. With a double degree in biotechnology and business management, Troublé also participated in the America's Cup in 2000 and 2003. Tara has traveled 350,000km since 2003, completing 10 expeditions to study and understand the impact of climate and ecological change on the ocean. The schooner returns to New Zealand on Saturday, July 1 for the first time since the death of the Kiwi yachtsman and environmentalist Sir Peter and, while berthed in Auckland, there will be a (free) outdoor photo and video exhibition, with a focus on oceans.