July – helping Clean Ocean Sailing

sea rubbish recovered

21st July 2022 A great day today helping Clean Ocean Sailing sort out the rubbish/ghost gear. All the stuff collected has to be sort into separate piles to be recycled properly. Rope in one, fishing line in another, polystyrene another, hard plastics, bottles, soft plastics and so on…. It really is a time consuming yucky … Read more

July – Bespoke Order

Bespoke Order

A bespoke order completed tonight for Penzance Dry Dock. 8x Heaving Lines! These are made from a Spanish longline that was washed ashore in St. Ives earlier in the year and recovered by Fathoms Free and Sea Shepherd UK and kindly donated to us to repurpose. Each heaving line is comprised of a weighted monkeys … Read more

July – A rescue from the Sea

Recovered net

We had a call out last night from good friend and supporter Andy, Skipper of Tiger Lilly Boat Trips St Ives alerting us to a large amount of trawl net. Whilst at sea yesterday Andy recovered this huge floating lump after nearly getting his boat tangled up. Within the mess was a load of Triggerfish, … Read more

Our Adventures

July – A Rescue from the sea Tuesday 26th July 2022 Monday 25th July 2022 The BBCs Make a Difference Awards for the Environmental category! Awards to be held at Truro Cathedral in September!

Adam James-Collins

Upcycled ghost gear door mat and toys

From the Midlands, a 14 year career in the Royal Navy following a boyhood dream and grandfather’s footsteps. With a strong desire to eradicate ocean plastics and marine litter Castaway Ropeworks was born.