Adventure Log | 31.10.2018
1 trip to Liverpool and 2 interviews later, both my daughter Iona (18) and I passed the necessary and
The start of a family adventure for 2019-2020. To create lasting memories. To step out of our comfort-zones, share and pursue an intentional life!
Returning to Gosport, near Portsmouth,
The training is quite simply of the highest standard. Thorough, patient, engaging, detailed and above all applying latest best practices.
It’s quite amazing to think what the instruction team at Clipper Race has to do in order to
Once kitted out with our ‘
To ease us away from shore-life, most nights were spent aboard but in the protection of Gosport Marina. So, a lovely hot shower was never more than a few hours away – luxury!
Every day is punctuated with at least two MoB drills for the day. Sometimes that means going over (harnessed up) yourself into the sea to recover the life-sized dummy casualty – we named ‘Bob’.
You can imagine with a mix of genders and cultures onboard – Australian, American, and British; the Banter and cultural exchanges were pretty lively but always good-natured. Good friendships formed and a strong sense of community reinforced. Bring on level II! Both Iona and I loved it!!!
A long wait now until level II in Feb ’19.