Did someone say divers?!
In collaboration with Sea Shepherd, we proudly present our second event in Frankston, Melbourne! This time we are also partnering up with Dive2U for divers to clean up submerged trash while we clean up along the coast (see bottom of event for in-water specific details)!
This is not your usual beach clean up event. This world needs more everyday superheroes to rise to the call to save this planet and our oceans, and its time to deliver! Come join us in your incredible cosplay, superhero themed outfits, or even turn up as an odd vigilante or two.
You can also come wearing a comic book themed t-shirt! Together we can raise awareness about the crisis our oceans face from waste and plastic pollution, whilst walking the talk and showing the power we have as individuals to make a bigger difference.
Event Coordinators: Lauren Sandeman and Sharan Velauthan
Meeting point: At the Sea Shepherd Marquee at Frankston Pier
Start Time and group photo: 10.40am
(Dive/Snorkel briefing 10:30am sharp)
Clean-Up: 11:00am to 12:45pm
Sorting and Counting: 12pm – 2pm
Wrap Up: 2:30pm
Whilst suiting up is a large part of this event – please be smart. It is the middle of winter in Melbourne so please bring appropriate clothing to stay warm, enclosed shoes and water in reusable containers (no single use plastic please). If you have reusable gloves and tongs, please bring them along – we will have some available but they will be in limited supply.
We would like to acknowledge the Boonwrrung people as the Traditional Owners of the land and water we will be meeting on, and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. We cannot hope to have environmental justice without appropriate rights and recognition of First Nations People.
DIVERS / SNORKELLERS
REGISTRATION: SCUBA DIVERS BRING YOUR CERT CARD!!!! Registrations will open 60mins prior to event start. Sign in will occur on the day along with sighting of certification cards for scuba divers (snorkelers not required to show any qualifications). Please click 'Going' to the event so we can account for numbers leading up to the day and so you stay up to date with event announcements.
MIN REQUIREMENTS: Divers must be Open Water certified and above and have dived locally in the last 12 months.
Snorkelers need to have good swimming skills and be confident swimming around the jetty.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST bring and wear gloves and a knife/scissors (line cutters available for purchase on the day). Collection bags will be provided on the day to share amongst buddy pairs.
EQUIPMENT RENTALS: Are available on the day at additional costs. Bookings are essential so get your reservations in well before the event day. TO BOOK EQUIPMENT: please send Dive2U a PM through messenger or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with what you need and your sizes and we'll confirm pricing (FYI - full scuba gear rental is $80 - Full Snorkel Gear rental is $50). Any questions please call or message Dive2U on 0409411299.
Stay tuned for updates.
For the Oceans!
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