Plett Hope Spot Launch
On the 8th of December 2014, renowned ocean explorer, Mission Blue founder and Hope Spot architect, Dr Sylia Earle launched the Plett Hope Spot at the Piesang Valley Community Hall, followed by a gala dinner at The Lookout Deck. View more photos from the event here:
Plett Hope Spot committee chairman & Nature's Valley Trust Programme Director, Dr
Mark Brown with SST CEO, Dr Tony Ribbkink, Mission Blue founder, Hope Spot architect
and SST Patron, Dr Sylvia Earle, Dr Gwenith S Penry, Post-doctoral Researcher for the
Southern African Bryde's whale project and Tony Lubner, owner of Ocean Blue Adventures
and the chairman of the ORCA Foundation at the Plett Hope Spot launch gala event.
SST CEO, Dr Tony Ribbink hands Dr Mark Brown, Plett Hope Spot committee
chairman & Nature's Valley Trust Programme Director, a copy of the
Sustainable Seas Trust coffee table book, South African Coasts.
Plett launch dive - skipper Jaco Kruger and guide Monica Taylor from
Offshore Adventures, dive master Tammy from ProDive Plett, journalist
Sharyn Hodges from ShowMe Plett, Dr Sylvia Earle and the winners of a
photo competition hosted by Plett Hope Spot who were awarded the
opportunity accompany the dive.
Dr Mark Brown & Dr Sylvia Earle at one of the Plett launch events.
Cindy-Lee Cloete from NVT, Mark and Kelly Brown, Chanel Hauvette, SANCOB,
Chrissie Cloete from Chrissie Can Draw and Daniel Cloete Plettenberg Bay
Community Environmental Forum and NVT.