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At The Helm Aged 8, Late July 200529 viewsSailing at nearly 28.5 knots through the Bay of Biscay back to Southampton. Luckily for everyone else, QE2 was on autopilot!

The moment the childhood dream to become a deck officer started and is now becoming a reality nearly 20 years later.
Thomas Hypher
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Where the dream started14 viewsMy first bridge visit, with the nursery, in late July 2005. This is where the dream of going to sea as a deck officer started. I was 8 years old at the time. We were speeding through a warm, calm, and very sunny Bay of Biscay at nearly 28.5 knots en-route back to Southampton after a Mediterranean cruise. QE2's headwind was immense as I was almost blown over when peaking over the leading edge of the port bridge wing whilst standing on the compass repeater platform.Thomas Hypher
 
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