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SEA-DOO TO BEGIN SEA-DOO CLEAN SEA PROJECT WITH GOAL OF STARTING GLOBAL WATERWAY CLEAN-UP MOVEMENT WHILE CELEBRATING 50TH ANNIVERSARY 

On Saturday the 21st of April 2018, BRP, makers of Sea-Doo watercraft, will celebrate and support Earth Day weekend with the launch of the Sea-Doo Clean Sea project – a shoreline/island clean-up effort in two Florida locations; Miami Marine Stadium in Miami and Maximo Park in St. Petersburg.

This clean-up effort is to help keep waterways trash-free so that all can enjoy the beauty of nature, will be powered by volunteers from various personal watercraft (PWC) clubs from the local areas and sponsored by Sea-Doo.

Miami & Tampa

At 9 AM ET, on the Saturday of Earth Day weekend, a fleet of PWC owners will gather and then ride out to designated areas to pick up trash and debris from beaches and shorelines. All collected garbage will taken to a dedicated drop off location to be picked up for disposal by Waste Management. A deliciously wholesome and earth-friendly lunch will be provided to all volunteers after the clean-up.

As Sea-Doo celebrates its 50th anniversary of continual environmentally responsible innovation, BRP embraces the opportunity to start an environmental responsibility movement. BRP envisions that the Clean Sea project will become an annual event that will eventually expand from a local Florida program to a worldwide initiative, one that will continue through the next 50 years and beyond.

SEA-DOO CLEAN SEA PROJECT EVENT DETAILS

DATE AND TIME: Saturday, 21 April 2018, 9AM start time with 12/1PM ET trash drop-off window.

TAMPA/ST. PETERSBURG MEET UP AND DEBRIS DROP OFF LOCATION: – Trash bags, Gloves, and Event Hat will be provided to first 100 PWC volunteers. 
Maximo Park – South West Point Beach
Pinellas Point Dr. South & Sunshine Skyway Ln S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

 

 

MIAMI MEET UP LOCATIONS: – Trash bags, Gloves, and Event Hat will be provided to first 100 PWC volunteers. 
Key Biscayne Boat Ramp

4000 Crandon Blvd.
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Watson Island Park
1050 MacArthur Causeway.
Miami, FL 33132

MIAMI DEBRIS DROP OFF LOCATION: 
Miami Marine Stadium – slightly west of historic grandstands.
3501 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33711

Sea-Doo will be organizing the effort and working with local PWC clubs, providing the first 105 volunteers with heavy duty trash bags, gloves, and a commemorative Sea-Doo Clean Sea Project cap during the clean up and select drop off location volunteers event shirts. Lunch for volunteers will be provided by Sea-Doo and begins at 12PM ET. The PWC Clubs and on-line communities include: Jet Junkies, South Florida Riders, Tampa PWC Club, and the Florida Jet Riders.

The Sea-Doo Clean Sea Project is part of BRP’s many environmentally responsible initiatives and is looking to involve the Personal Watercraft community to start a Clean Sea Movement as the brand starts their next 50 years.

CONTACT INFORMATION
For information about the event:
Tim McKercher
Community and Media Relations – Sea-Doo Watercraft
321.446-6116
Tim.mckercher@brp.com