do you know...? Captain Courageous

January 2011
PN;Jan2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p46
Trade Publication
The article discusses how Lynn Moers, who was diagnosed with tetraplegia, learned sailing despite his limitations. After spending 20 years of living on a ventilator in a hospital, Moer took lessons about sailing for six weeks at Sailability Greater Tampa Bay Inc. and passed the written examinations. He practiced manipulating the sailboat using a chin control device in the physical therapy room before he successfully maneuvered a boat through the open sea.


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