Nuclear Free Seas Flotilla 2002
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Sea EaglePaul Collecutt
Paul Collecutt
Whangaroa, New Zealand
Sea Eagle

Paul Collecutt

Sea Eagle is a 48ft steel cutter, designed by Dennis Ganley and built in Auckland, NZ. She was launched in 1994 by owners Paul Collecutt and Lee Brogan. Skipper Paul started sailing and living aboard yachts in 1974 and has had more than 20 years blue water sailing experience including extensive cruising around the South Pacific Isands, Tasmania, Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Accompanied by their son Kané (now aged 7) Lee & Paul lived on Sea Eagle for 5 years based in the Bay of Islands, cruising to Fiji in the winters. They are expecting their second child in late June.
The couple are self-employed, being the NZ publishers of Nexus Magazine, an alternative magazine dedicated to bringing hard-to-find information into the public sector.

In 2000 the family moved to a lifestyle block near the Whangaroa Harbour, north of the Bay of Islands and put Sea Eagle into survey, chartering her in the harbour, neighbouring Cavalli Islands and East Coast of Northland. "We are totally against these shipments of highly toxic plutonium MOX, through or close to our region, in fact anywhere in the world, and we hope that we can make a difference by bringing attention to what is going on. If we all remain apathetic then who knows what liberties these nuclear companies will take".