SAS 'MARINEOPOLY' Education Programme

Sam Davies and SAS team

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), the Quiksilver Foundation and Quiksilver athletes got together to highlight SAS’s ongoing environmental campaigns and new educational programme on World Ocean Day. The launch of the SAS’s new education programme promoting marine conservation and activism took place on Wednesday 8th June at the National Maritime Museum, Falmouth.

Quiksilver athletes including professional Roxy sailor Sam Davies(4th place, 2009 Vendee Globe race, 1st Woman to finish, 1st British finish) and top UK professional surfer Toby Donachie joined SAS to talk about their inspirational oceanic stories, passion and motivation for protecting the marine environment.

250 local primary & secondary school students joined the SAS campaigns team to learn more about SAS’s ongoing environmental, health & wave protection campaigns. Students also got the chance to play SAS’s new interactive marine conservation board game, MARINEOPOLY, which was a huge hit on the day! This colourful 3m x 3m board game helped bring SAS’s environmental issues to life in an exciting and engaging way for all those attending and will be available to schools booking SAS educational talks in the future.