DYC helping sailors during rehab

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A story, featured on Channel Nine's Melbourne news on 5th April, shows how Docklands Yacht Club is helping patients from the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre get their 'sea legs'.

Patients at Royal Talbot are using a boating simulator program to help researchers study the physical and psychological effects of virtual sailing. From there, participants can 'graduate' to the real thing using the boats at Docklands Yacht Club. One participant, Lee Massi, has already competed in several Club races, and impressed with his skills.

For the full story, click on the attached link.

http://video.au.msn.com/watch/video/new-virtual-sailing-program-helping-master-disabilities/xoh31p9




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