As made famous on the Animal Planet TV show Whale Wars where Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), and his crew aboard the Steve Irwin, Bob Barker and Bridgette Bardot harass Japanese whalers off the coast of Antarctica. Display proudly in your home or office this scale handcrafted wooden model of the Steve Irwin as it is a tribute to SSCS’s efforts.
• Length: 35-meters (115-feet)
• Vessel Type: stabilized, monohull trimaran
• Max Speed: 24 knots
• First Expedition: 1998 successful circumnavigation in 74 days, beating the previous record of 84 days held by the USS Triton, a nuclear-powered submarine [Note: In 2008, the 60-day world record was set by the Earthrace, which later become Sea Shepherd’s vessel the Ady Gil]
• Former Job: South African-based charter vessel
• First Sea Shepherd Expedition: Operation No Compromise
• SSCS Name: Brigitte Bardot (formerlly Gojira)