VoyageVert - the sustainable alternative to flight

by VoyageVert in Bristol, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 10th December 2016 we successfully raised £21,276 with 168 supporters in 36 days

We want to change the way we travel. Bringing adventure, passion and awareness to our travel decisions by offering an alternative to flights

by VoyageVert in Bristol, England, United Kingdom

£1 or more

£1 Reward

24hr XMAS AUCTION, Place your winning BID HERE, you can change the amount in the next window. Click this reward link to place ANY winning bid from the 24hr Xmas Auction. In the next window Follow the ****PLEDGE MORE**** link in the top right of the next page to adjust the donation to your promised bid amount.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Exclusive access to the digital photo gallery of shots from the sea-trial and launch of our pilot-project boat. Be one of a few lucky people who (if you cant be there in-person) can browse through a visual diary of our progress and successes.

£15 or more

£15 Reward

SAIL-MAIL! you will receive a personalised postcard from us in Boston, USA; signed by the Captain, and transported sustainably across the ocean on the boat that you will have helped to commission. PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW, to win a copy of the wholesome recipe book; Gaia’s Kitchen by Julia Ponsonby; personally signed by the author herself. (see main text for more details)

£15 or more

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£15 Reward

LIMITED REWARD - E-book! ‘Hitchsailing across the Atlantic’ by Susanne Van der Veeken (release due May 2017) Susanne has compiled her tips, her story and the stories of 50+ interviewed captains and hitch sailors into one e-book. The hitchsailing book will address questions like: To do it or not? How to even start an adventure like this? What’s it like? When to search and go? How to find a boat? What to expect? What do captains expect? What skills are useful? How NOT to find a boat? How do you know it’s safe? How to prepare? What to tell mum? And how to make a meaningful mission out of it?

£20 or more

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£20 Reward

A rare chocolate bar, PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW A rare chocolate bar shipped to the UK under sail, with New Dawn Traders. Grown in the Dominican republic, and crafted by a master chocolatier in Cornwall, With 80 % organic, fairtrade beans, 20 % organic, fairtrade, raw cane sugar, and 45 days at sea! PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW, to win a copy of the wholesome recipe book; Gaia’s Feasts by Julia Ponsonby, once again signed by the author herself. (see the main text for more details)

£25 or more

£25 Reward

Get a Box of PUKKA TEA and be in with a chance to WIN A RETURN TRIP on our Maiden Voyage! A Box of PUKKA TEA and be in with a chance to WIN A RETURN TRIP on our Maiden Voyage! Our Friends at Pukka belive in our project - so much so they have donated a supply of delicious tea's that you will get for your donation. You will also be place in a FREE PRIZE DRAW to win a £10,000 RETURN TRIP on our Maiden Voyage! dBe assured it’s the trip of a lifetime; joining specially invited guests; topical celebrities, speakers and VIPS on what will be a high-profile launch, a stimulating crossing, and a historical moment of arrival! A chance to learn and network in close-quarters, enjoy food and drink, and debate who will be the one to throw the rope to shore, on this eventful landing.

£30 or more

£30 Reward

A souvenir VoyageVert mug. PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW! Display your allegiance to sustainable travel with a souvenir mug! A treasured something to remind you that you were involved when it all began! A great Christmas gift, representing a breaking-wave of ecological values, and a potential talking point over a steaming cup of tea - at home or in the office... PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW, To win a year’s subscription to Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. Resuregnce and Ecologist offers positive perspectives on a range of engaging topics covering ecology, social justice, philosophy, spirituality, sustainable development and the arts. Published bi-monthly, each beautifully illustrated issue contains feature articles by respected writers, news from the frontline of the environmental movement, ideas on ethical living, book reviews, recipe columns, humour, poetry and arts profiles. (see main text for more details)

£35 or more

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£35 Reward

A year's subscription to EcoKids Planet magazine! An Award-Winning Nature Magazine for Kids aged 7-11. Winner of Parents’ Choice Silver Honour Award, 2016. Colourful and informative, Eco Kids Planet aims to bring children to the wonders of nature, and encourage them to protect their planet.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Your name appearing on the actual yacht, PLUS ENTRY INTO A FREE PRIZE DRAW! Your name appearing written on the waterline of the very boat you help us to commission. Be commemorated and sail everywhere with us, in ‘the Pilot Project Hall of Fame!’ PLUS ENTRY INTO A FREE PRIZE DRAW to win a framed limited edition print of 'the Brig Phoenix in fog' from Thom Axon Photography. Having worked on ships for over a decade, photographer Thom Axon has drawn much of his inspiration from the sea. This image captures a feeling long associated with the golden age of sailing. This 6"x6" image is beautifully displayed in a hand crafted 12"x12" frame. To see more of his work visit www.thomaxon.com

£75 or more

£75 Reward

A special VIP pass, PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW A special VIP pass for the inaugural launch event of the 1st trans-Atlantic yacht! Celebrate our Crowdfunding success with us in 2018, with free bubbles and nibbles, and Priority-Access to tour the custom-fitted vessel before its Maiden Voyage. PLUS ENTRY TO A FREE PRIZE DRAW to win Your very own stove from Wildstoves! Easy and quick to light, powered by a handful of sticks, this ‘rocket stove’ gives you all the joy of real fire with the convenience of a modern stove. The stove kicks out over 2Kw of heat and is 3 times more efficient than an open fire, producing a fraction of the smoky emissions and able to cook a large meal with a handful of twigs. (see main text for more details)

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A voucher for an Atlantic crossing! PLUS ENTRY INTO A FREE PRIZE DRAW A precious voucher towards an Atlantic passage on a VoyageVert pilot-project crossing £100 discount off the cost of your trip! A perfect Christmas present. PLUS ENTRY INTO A FREE PRIZE DRAW, for 3 nights holiday accommodation on the moors! Self Catering Accommodation at the amazing Kestorway, in Chagford, Dartmoor, from the Monday 27th - Thursday 30th March 2017. (value £300). (see main text for more details)

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A bottle of New Dawn Traders Rum! Aged Dominican Republic rum, brought over by sail, and blended with Cornish spring water. You must be over 18 to pledge for this reward. (see main text for more details)

£200 or more

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£200 Reward

LIMITED REWARD A Jamie Catto workshop of your choice: Creator / Producer / Director of the multi-award winning ‘1 Giant Leap’ films, and founder member of Faithless; Jamie Catto now leads uniquely transformative workshops - drawing from the richly diverse wisdom, techniques and processes he has encountered during his ground-breaking voyages across all 5 continents. Join one of these creative sessions, at a variety of locations around the country, for your own professional or personal breakthrough.

£500 or more

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£500 Reward

LIMITED REWARD Your choice of Original Art by Stephen Chon . Your own unique piece of artwork - choose a Stephen Cohn print or painting, from either of these Flickr Galleries: https://flic.kr/s/aHsknCbtdh or https://flic.kr/s/aHskogjAet [nb the ones which don’t have a size indicated in the picture title are A4 or smaller].

£600 or more

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£600 Reward

LIMITED REWARD A personalised song from the incredible Susie-Ro Prater, written and recorded for you… This is a one-in-a-million offer that money absolutely cannot buy! Susie is a dynamic workshop leader as well as a talented singer-songwriter, voice tutor and composer for choirs. She tours with her popular harmony singing workshops and Alchemy of Song and Sharing the Music courses internationally, working to integrate the joy of singing into many sectors of modern society.

£1,000 or more

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£1,000 Reward

A place on the sea trial of our very own pilot project boat! Every vessel needs a short trip out away from land to test its systems. Projected to take place late 2017, you could be part of an exclusive group to be there when it happens; for a sneak preview of what your money has helped to achieve, and an exciting role in the preliminary launch.

£2,000 or more

£2,000 Reward

A HALF price ticket! On a VoyageVert trans-Atlantic crossing. Once we reach our target its only a short matter of time and you can travel with us. Make your plans for 2018. This Ticket is redeemable on any and all* future ferry route's (except the maiden voyage). *VoyageVert reserves the right to allow only one half-price 'party' or per voyage. A 'party' can be comprised of one to five people.

£4,500 or more

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£4,500 Reward

LIMITED REWARD An exclusive day with Futerra, for yourself and your enterprise. A day with Futerra Co-Founder Ed Gillespie will help you articulate your organisational purpose with eloquence; communicating your vision and crafting your interface for maximum impact. (see main text for details)

£10,000 or more

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£10,000 Reward

A coveted RETURN TRIP on our Maiden Voyage! Be assured it’s the trip of a lifetime; joining specially invited guests; topical celebrities, speakers and VIPS on what will be a high-profile launch, a stimulating crossing, and a historical moment of arrival! A chance to learn and network in close-quarters, enjoy food and drink, and debate who will be the one to throw the rope to shore, on this eventful landing.

£100 or more

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£100 Reward

A bottle of New Dawn Traders Rum and a hoodie! Aged Dominican Republic rum, brought over by sail, and blended with Cornish spring water. AND one of our limited-edition ethically-produced VoyageVert hoodies. Stylish and high quality, with print on the back, front and sleeve (green on black). Convenient holes designed for headphone leads, and thumbs. You must be over 18 to pledge for this reward. (see main text for more details)

£5,000 or more

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£5,000 Reward

A coveted place on our Maiden Voyage! Be assured it’s the trip of a lifetime; joining specially invited guests; topical celebrities, speakers and VIPS on what will be a high-profile launch, a stimulating crossing, and a historical moment of arrival! A chance to learn and network in close-quarters, enjoy food and drink, and debate who will be the one to throw the rope to shore, on this eventful landing.

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