Message On A Bottle

One man takes on the sea in a mission to protect it.
Plastic Soup Surfer about to start his journey.



Eelke Dekker


Merijn Tinga

Running time

12 minutes

Country / Nationality

The Netherlands

Plastic Oceans International presents a film by director Eelke Dekker and featuring Merijn Tinga, better known as the The Plastic Soup Surfer. Tinga wants to be the first surfer to cross the North Sea on a ‘kitefoil-board’ – covering a distance of 180 kilometers across open sea, from The Netherlands to England, all to raise awareness for a bottle deposit program in his country.