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New Ship Allows Disabled Crew To Sail As Equals With Able Bodied

October 21, 2012

A tall ship is due to set sail to become the first vessel of its kind to travel around the world with a crew of disabled sailors.

Lord Nelson owned by The Jubilee Sailing Trust has been making final preparations to leave Southampton on Sunday for its 23-month, 50,000-mile (80,467km) journey.

The 180ft (55m) ship is the first tall ship to have been built to enable physically-disabled and able-bodied people to sail side-by-side.

It will visit more than 30 countries on all seven continents and cross the equator four times during the trip.

Rosin Gausin reports.

2 Comments leave one →
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    October 21, 2012 10:41 pm

    the Gopetition petition for Daniel Roque Hall Will be handed in to the Ministry of Justice on THURSDAY OCT 25 at 1pm

    a Vigil will take place. please come and add your support


  2. samedifference1 permalink*
    October 21, 2012 10:50 pm

    That’s good news Feazer, but you have posted this comment in the wrong post. I have written many posts on Daniel’s case- please search his name on the site to find them and re-post in one of those.

    Thanks and best wishes


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