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  • Additional FAQ's - One Wild Ride
    so the aim is to record and then verify the final elapsed time when the challenge is concluded By the time you factor in windy days calm days and fatigue it s likely average speed over the entire trip will be about 6 knots approx 11 kilometres an hour That gives us a projected timeframe for completion between 25 and 40 days about 250 to 350 hours sailing Where will you stop We re still completing our planning and will share a list of locations identified as preferred stopping points for One Wild Ride in the coming weeks with all of the elements in play its not going to be an exact science but we re working hard to cover all eventualities based on weather and progress What will you do in the event of extreme weather flat calm gale If it s too windy to sail safely or there is not enough wind to sail at all there ll be no option but to sit it out Ugh Will you capsize For sure and more than once no doubt The trick is staying dry in the process How can I stay updated You can stay in touch with progress online by visiting www onewildride ie This will also provide the links and content from our other material on social or media networks I ll also be carrying a spot tracking device that will transmit my location to the website every 10 minutes Planning Preparation Why start in May Starting the challenge in May should ensure extended periods of daylight and statistically lower incidences of bad weather well that s the theory irishsummer Early morning late evening sailing is also a practical option with the long summer daylight hours For safety a simple light fixture will be permanently placed on the mast ensuring visibility if the light drops toward the end of a day s run What training and preparation have you completed Physical training started October 2015 and is now continuing 4 days a week without fail a mix of personal training days and home workouts yes it hurts but in a good way Logistical preparation has been underway since September 2015 How will you navigate Briefing and debriefing sessions before and after each day s activity will focus on the appropriate safety weather tide and route planning scenarios Although we ll rely on GPS and charts for navigation roadmaps and bespoke electronic mapping will also be utilized allowing us to easily identify landing spots and proximity to roads and villages What will you carry on board eat and drink In addition to appropriate safety devices VHF radio flares etc the plan is to have 3 GoPro cameras a GPS mapping device and an MP3 player on board for company I m going to need some motivational tunes Food and water is key so we ve developed a nutritional plan to ensure my body gets what it needs everyday the right balance of protein carbohydrate fruits and vegetables Water

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  • ChildVision - One Wild Ride
    to make ends meet to provide for kids who through no fault of their own deserve better My moral obligation is to help them bridge that gap and I need your help Together we can make the world a less scary place for children who can t see those with additional mobility or even complex and serious medical conditions Please donate what you can and help me get ChildVision and the One Wild Ride safely across the funding finish line Formerly known as St Joseph s Centre for the Visually Impaired ChildVision have been providing support to families across Ireland since their education service began in the 1950 s ChildVision is the only place in Ireland totally dedicated to the education and therapy needs of blind and multi disabled children Services include a Preschool Therapies Nursing Vocational Education National Assessment Service Low Vision Clinic Eye Clinic Library Equine Therapy and Pet Farm Swimming Pool St Joseph s School for Children with a Visual Impairment and Pobalscoil Rosmini primary and secondary level schools They also have five residential houses in the community Additional outreach services are provided via their Family Resource Centre and the ChildVision Mobile Resource Unit which travels the

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  • The Team - One Wild Ride
    line and fundraising success A powerhouse of energy and ideas you know Ruth cares about the difference her work can make With any luck we ll convince her to join us on the road for a week or so she and the amazing kids she supports will help keep our fires lit all the way to the finish You can t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re reading the last one Karen Rudd Engagement Lead With so many moving parts to the One Wild Ride project we needed someone to keep us all honest No better woman in Karen Rudd Always full of ideas Ruddser has been a driving force in helping us build out the heavier detail in the overall project plan identifying potential sponsors partners or supporters to engage When depart date comes she ll most definitely be in the mix making sure everything is going as it should be Assuming all goes according to plan and we make it back to Schull expect her to be right at the centre of the post party fundraiser No excuses Chris Graham Fitness Personal Trainer No amount of gym time can prepare you for buckets of cold sea water coming over the deck but with One Wild Ride being such a physical challenge it was critical to start the fitness planning months in advance Step in Chris Graham a fitness advisor and personal trainer who always manages to get you to do that extra set that extra repetition even if it hurts a little A two day Resistance and HIIT training plan got the show on the road and with personal training days upped to 3 days a week significant progression in core cardio and strength were made Never underestimate it that extra repetition that extra set could make all the difference unfortunately it will still hurt To the Brave and Faithful Nothing is Impossible Elaine Ball Risk Safety From it s very conception the One Wild Ride idea has pivoted on the mantra of safe passage They say strange things happen at sea so it s Elaine s job in collaboration with other agencies to help us get emergency prepared Elaine better known as Ballie comes from a background in security and safety and has solid experience in crisis management It s her role to identify potential emergency scenarios before we set off on the challenge and then help us get the right people and processes in place to mitigate against them once we re on route Expect her to make a list and check it twice Just relax Karen Roberts Physiotherapy Akin to the personal training regular physiotherapy can make a huge difference when you re committed to taking on such a unique sailing challenge the body needs to be functioning as optimally as possible Karen Roberts known affectionately as evil elbows is a chartered physiotherapist with healing hands No soft touch here but the results speak for themselves with regular sessions easing

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  • Sponsors & Partners - One Wild Ride
    for the Global Positioning System Visit HP Nutrition HP Nutrition is Ireland s largest online sports supplements store stocking over 250 brands and 3000 products Visit Spot Gen3 SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you re ok or sends emergency responders your GPS location all at the push of a button Visit Rooster Sailing Rooster Sailing are a leading Internet supplier of own brand technical dinghy clothing and specialist chandlery items Visit Gecko Head Gear Gecko Head Gear specialise in hand made helmets designed for Marine Safety Organisations and water born sport markets Visit Prospect Design Prospect Design an Irish family owned business design and produce flags banners bunting and other promotional materials Visit McGowans Print McGowans Print are Ireland s leading business printing and large format printing company with locations in Dublin and Belfast Visit Paddy Connolly Motors Sales and servicing of specialist cars and four wheel drives Visit J J Lalor Ltd J J Lalor Ltd one of Ireland s oldest printing businesses continues to create keenly priced print work of the highest calibre Visit Supported by The ISA is Ireland s National Governing Body for recreational and competitive activities involving sail and engine powered craft Visit

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  • Get Involved - One Wild Ride
    our nationwide journey e g prominence on our website product placement logo display etc Given the unique and endearing nature of the challenge we re also confident we can help you and your brand make genuine connections with captive online and social media audiences Media engagement will provide additional value add as the challenge progresses Help us make it happen Volunteer your time your services or equipment There are a number of key provisions which need to be in place before we leave the dock Communications navigational aids safety equipment support vehicles land and sea fuel accommodation clothing and food are just some of the fundamental requirements we re working on to date Can you help Make a direct donation You can make a direct donation to ChildVision by using the DONATE button at the top of the page Connect us Alternatively you might know someone who may be interested in supporting us Download and share our handy Information Pack However you decide to support you ll be helping to make a real difference Thank you Share this Share Tweet Email div uk panel data uk grid margin div uk panel data uk grid margin Don t forget to visit

    Original URL path: http://www.onewildride.ie/jump-on-board/ (2016-04-29)
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  • Contact Us - One Wild Ride
    the latest photos read the latest updates blog posts and more Visit One Wild Ride on social media by using the links below LIKE FOLLOW SHARE Share this Share Tweet Email div uk panel data uk grid margin div uk panel data uk grid margin Don t forget to visit us on social media Design Development by Conor Macken Dominic Sherlock 2016 One Wild Ride All rights reserved Send to

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  • Is the kettle waterproof? - One Wild Ride
    but equally as I m the internal optimist a reminder to enjoy the good days when they come Remember that feeling of the sun on my face That feeling of being free And hell or high water freedom will come soon enough In about 32 odd days it will all be very real As some have suggested the pressure will be on I m not sure though Of the pressure that is not the trip I remember the day I got married All the preparation all the shuffling People giving you that strange wiggle as they come toward you oogling Ohhhhh you look nervous I wasn t I was miles away from nervous What did I need to be nervous about I d met the right person and now we were just going to kinda rubber stamp it Have some fun Celebrate the day A few years on and my wife may concede that there has been 3 of us in this marriage for about a year now One Wild Ride has like any child consumed most of the waking hours we call our own after work It s consumed the hours of many others within the One Wild Ride family too themselves surrogate babysitters and godparents On May 14 weather permitting it will be time for One Wild Ride to take it s first steps The ones every parent wants to be there for And in that moment the memories of watching it grow crawl stumble wobble and now stand No sense of pressure just that same sense I felt on the church steps That feeling that I ve made the right choices set the right course and followed my heart to where it belongs Even if there are no heated seats But a waterproof kettle Hmm Share this

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  • Gary 'Ted' Sargent, Author at One Wild Ride
    I m the internal optimist a reminder to enjoy the good days when they come Remember that feeling of the sun on my face That feeling of being free And hell or high water freedom will come soon enough Share this Share Tweet Email Continue Reading No Comments What s my name again Written by Gary Ted Sargent on April 8 2016 Sailing a boat around Ireland might be a simple enough concept In logistical terms however it s a very hungry paper tiger that needs constant attention and feeding It won t let me sleep either So before I forget my own name it s update time on the One Wild Blog and it s all business Yes Splashing my way around the entire country is taking a bit of organisation who d have thunk and the intensity has been ramping up ten fold Unfortunately it s all been a little much for my man brain the one that tends to forget 2 out of 7 items on the average shopping list It s fair to say it officially reached breaking point this week when I realised that I d left my car unlocked and the key in the

    Original URL path: http://www.onewildride.ie/author/tedster247/ (2016-04-29)
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