Sad to think that a few months after this was shot, the seal harvest had begun and 5,000 bull seals were destined to be shot again – with bullets, along with 85,000 pups likely to be clubbed to death. There is no sound on this video. Related to:
Pete, just back on land in Sagunto, Spain, the day he and his team broke the round the world speed record on Earthrace, talks about the epic journey, and the problems faced around the route, including late fuel arrivals and a strike at the Panama Canal.
A movie trailer for the epic 2008 record setting voyage around the globe. Earthrace, powered by 100% renewable biodiesel fuel (made from waste cooking oils) set a new world speed record for circling the globe on 27 June 2008. The journey was a massive challenge, as the crew faced storms, canal strikes, corrupt officials, […]