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Level 3 Clipper Training – Gale winds and a torn main sail

The week started with blowing a gale and our first introduction to the complete watch system. This watch system will become our lives for the next 11 months as we circumnavigate the world sleeping no longer than 3-4 hours at a time. This was also the week that we held the projectile vomit contest with 70% of the crew getting friendly with the leeward rail as they feed the fishes.

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