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September 11th, 2010

The Voyage for Cleaner Energy Departs for the United Arab Emirates

On Saturday, 11 September 2010, yacht ‘2041’ embarks on Phase 4 of the Voyage for Cleaner Energy, departing the United Kingdom for the United Arab Emirates where she will inspire youth and leaders alike. The journey from Plymouth, UK will take approximately 50 days transiting the Mediterranean and Suez Canal. Yacht ‘2041’ is due to take part in the Louis Vuitton Race Series in Dubai, and will be able to visit any port necessary while in the United Arab Emirates. Robert Swan would very much like to visit schools, and speak with companies and employees during this period. After this exciting landmark visit to the United Arab Emirates, the yacht will circumnavigate India then visit China before reporting to World Leaders in June of 2012 at the World Summit in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

The Voyage for Cleaner energy is a worldwide lecture series and sailing expedition by Robert Swan and his team at 2041. The purpose of the voyage is to increase awareness about environmental issues related to climate change and inspire young people to lead the way in implementing practical, viable solutions.

To learn more about the Voyage for Cleaner Energy, and to follow yacht ‘2041’ daily on her journey , visit the Voyage blog.

Crew departs for UAE