Ash's first choice for the official launch event of Mission Yangtze & the setting of Ash's 'crucials' series, The Pagination is a prestigious venue in Canary Wharf, London which offers fantastic atmosphere, elegance and the finest of refreshments. Ash recommends The Pagination to all members of his tribe whenever they're in London.
Water is one of the fundamental building blocks of life. Humans are over 60% made up of Water, and 3 days without water - you're history! Water-to-Go will provide Ash with leading scientific water filtration in a convenient (and stylish) bottle. This will allow Ash to drink from any water source quickly and easily, ensuring he can focus on all the other threats out there!
Water-to-Go are on a global mission, therefore check out their dedicated China website for up to date news and stories on how they are changing the way water is consumed while looking after our planet by reducing waste packaging and spread of disease from unsanitised water.
A long-time supporter of Ash; Maui Jim provides Ash with the scientifically enhanced sunglasses which will protect his eyes from dangerous UV rays and glare reflections from the Yangtze itself. As Ash mentions, it'll also help him look snazzy as he ventures between the wolves and the many snakes.
A side-effect to long stints of loneliness over harsh climates is the loss of every-day time tracking. On this 1 year long expedition, Ash won't need any batteries or worry about falling in the Yangtze and water-damaging his watch. Ball Watch have provided Ash with a sustainable leading-edge watch which will survive the harshest of encounters.
Galaxy1 is specialized in integrating mobile satcom services and connections around the world. Working in collaboration with Navarino, Galaxy1 is providing the backbone technology allowing Ash's tracking and communication systems to work flawlessly.
Cornerstone are big supporters of Ash's adventure. Providing Ash with leading self-grooming skincare and hardware. The caring items Cornerstone have provided Ash with will undoubtedly assist Ash over the harshest of isolations. For an exclusive Ash Dykes £10 discount with cornerstone, click here.
Navarino are on board with Mission Yangtze to ensure this becomes the most digitally engaging and interactive expeditions to date. The leading technology provided by Navarino will allow Ash to take you on expedition with him - you'll be able to see first hand Ash's experiences, encounters with wild animals and dangerous environments like never seen before.
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GoPro are the ultimate recognised digital camera leader. Their passion to free people around the world to capture their achievements, and share special life-moments with the world. From cameras and drones, to accessories and advanced applications, GoPro is always on hand to capture the most extreme adventures.