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Diaries of a Seasick Stew

20140310-220024.jpg A lot has been going on! I haven’t stopped since getting here and it’s great! Last time I wrote was the night before my STCW. That’s all finished now and was a lot of fun – we did two and a half days of fire training which included learning how to wear breathing apparatus and navigate a building in the pitch black as a team to extinguish a fire. This is all because if your boat catches fire (the most common cause of a boat sinking) the crew are the ones who have to put it out. We also did a first aid course which was excellent because I’ve never been taught first aid so I feel a little bit safer now! The last bit was life raft training which again was a lot of fun – we had to do an abandon ship drill which meant putting the life…

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