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Whilst volunteering on the Isle of Wight in early July, I¬†dropped into the newly opened office of Girls for Sail, the UK’s only sailing school for ladies, with a view to asking about their apprenticeship scheme. I left scarcely fifteen minutes later having paid a deposit for my involvement…

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Sailing with Mike saw the number of days I needed to kill before heading back to Cowes reduce significantly by half, from an initial eight to merely four. Thanks to the fantastic invention that is Couchsurfing I soon found a place to spend the remainder of my time ashore,…

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I came to the Isle of Wight through helpx.net, a website dedicated to bringing volunteers with skills who want to travel together with host families in need of said skills with space enough to accommodate said volunteers. The deal you strike is simple, for bed and board you work…

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