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Episode Six – Papua New Guinea

Land ahoy, vivid greens, “fish on” and entering the Coral Sea. The penultimate video in my journey home.

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  1. HI Rory, like Alan I have been watching with great interest your wonderful adventure from Hong Kong to Australia.Watching your trip has been so great for both of us. Mind you I dont know if your mother mentioned I get sea sick in a bath tub, but watching your excitement when you saw all those dolphins was so cool. We have followed your trip each day and it has been something so fulfilling for you, congratulations ,and hope when you eventually sail into Sydney Harbour we can be part of your overdue welcoming crowd. Kind Regards Sharyn

    1. Thanks so much for your kind comments Sharon! Would love to catch up with you and Alan when I get to Sydney later in the year

  2. Rory,

    I was in Cairns last week and had a look at your boat. Apart from looking a bit lonely she is in good order. The SE trades are still blowing hard so hopefully you will be fit and well ready to sail her to Tasmania when the North Easters start?

    Campbell

    1. Great to hear you were able to look in on her Cambell – much appreciated! I’ll be in Carins early November to start the sail South. Let me know if you’ll still be in town

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Entrepreneur. Chief Executive Officer, Song Saa Collective. Pioneers of sustainable development in South-East Asia. The collective includes Song Saa Resorts and Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia’s Koh Rong Archipelago. 2006, co-established the Koh Ouen Marine Reserve, Cambodia’s first-ever marine protected area. The reserve has since expanded to 400 square kilometres and has gained the support of Monaco’s Prince Albert II. 2013, founded the Song Saa Foundation, an independent NGO dedicated to preserving Koh Rong’s underwater sanctuaries, providing alternative means of livelihood for its residents and bringing much-needed healthcare and education to the region. Speaker at international conferences, including the G20 Summit in Brisbane in 2014. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organisation. Former advertising executive and worked for multinational firms including Saatchi and Saatchi. Graduate, Harvard Business School; studied sustainability and resilience, Stanford University: Global Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School; BEcon, Sydney University. Completed the Coast to Coast in 2015, one of the world’s toughest endurance races, set in New Zealand, in 17 hours; offshore sailor, downhill skier, long-distance runner and proud dad of two boys.