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Update on Mark’s Condition

  Just a brief update on Mark's condition. Mark is still in the Royal Berkshire Hospital, where he's getting expert and incredibly caring medical support from both the ICU team and the orthopaedic team there. Mark's family, Simone and her family are at his bedside....

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Official Press Release

Mark was injured in a fall over the weekend. What follows is the official release with details of his current status. We will update this as appropriate. Thanks for all the messages of support so far. Well-known Irish adventurer Mark Pollock is in a stable but serious...

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100 Miles Offshore and Out of Reach

As you can see from the pic of the geotag, this Audioboo podcast snippet was recorded while Team Daft were 100 miles off the west coast, unfortunately out of phone coverage to allow me post it, but still the GPS on the iPhone was working well enough to geotag the...

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Team Daft Split Forces in Preparation for the Round Ireland

As a high pressure moves over Ireland all of us in Team Daft are focused on different parts of the pre-race jobs. Mick is on the boat working through final checks before our safety inspection on thursday with the race organisers. Adam McCarthy, our software engineer...

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Trust-Building 40 feet Above Team Daft yacht

Mick harnessed up 12 hours into our sail. The halyard from our smaller head sail which we had just hoisted had come away from the top of the sail in rough waters and quickly strengthening winds off the south coast of england. The solution was to go up the mast and get...

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