Recognition for our  brilliant supporters. 

Have a browse, see who you know, see what they are up to

and join them by donating US$1k or equivalent towards expedition funds.

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Colonel John Blashford-Snell CBE

Former British Army Officer Expedition leader, and founder of Operation Drake, Operation Raleigh and the Scientific Exploration Society.

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Hicham Aboutaam

Hicham is a keen support of the Phoenician Expedition and is professionally interested in ancient art, history and culture through his Phoenix Ancient Art Gallery in New York and Geneva.

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Ray Korpan

Ray Korpan

Ray is a  legendry supporter, adventurer and sailor  from Canada. First sailed on Phoenicia in 2012 and has supported the project ever since.

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    Khalid Hammoud

    A  shipwright and builder of Phoenicia 2007-08. Lives on Arwad island, Tartous, Syria

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    Yuri Sanada

    Brazilian filmmaker and writer.  Produced first Brazilian IMAX movie and was involved in Phoenicia's adventure around Africa and intends to be part of the cross Atlantic challenge.

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    Colin Moore

    Painter-printmaker, author and speaker.  Colin's work is mostly British landscapes & coastal subjects. Phoenicia featured in his work following his experiences on board around Africa.

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    Dr Nick Kahwaji

    Dr. Nick Kahwaji is the honorary consul of Lebanon to Vancouver BC, Canada, and former World Secretary General for the Lebanese Diaspora organisation, World Lebanese Cultural Union.  Having grown up in Sidon, Lebanon, Nick has been fascinated by his Phoenician ancestors since childhood.

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      Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

      British sailing legend.  The first man to sail solo non-stop around the world in 1968-69.

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      Mohamed Ghassen Nouira

      Ghassen is passionate about purple dye, which he extracts from murex sea snails, just as they did in ancient Tyre. Also a member of the Executive Commitee of the Association Didon de Carthage, we are indebted to Ghassen for all his assistance in welcoming the Phoenicia and the Expedition crew in Tunisia.

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      Steph Edwards

      Mediterranean travel blogger.  Longest serving female crew member of Phoenicia's circumnavigation of Africa 2008-10.

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