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Races and Olympics

July 7, 2018

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(NB should have been updated June 20th) Day 12 and our sailors had a busy day of activity ahead of them. Today was Race Day. All four boats had to up anchor at 0915 and at 0945 we were expected to turn our motors off, raise both sails to race to Long Bay. Our monohull […]

The hyperbaric chamber

July 7, 2018

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The hyperbaric chamber is a place no diver ever wants to be sent. It’s a confined, airtight capsule that is pressurised to a specific depth to try to rebalance a diver who is suffering decompression sickness (DCS). Last Friday night. (July 29) I watched a colleague go through this ordeal for five hours. We were […]