Ready to disembark

A Day on the Bay: Naval exercises at Long Beach

Date: 7 March 2013

Approaching the beach
Approaching the beach

Sometimes you don’t even need to get on the boat to see something entertaining. Earlier this month, while working with Advanced students at Long Beach, we were privy to some very entertaining activities. The SA Navy was conducting a training exercise involving disembarkation from a boat, running up the beach, and assuming a combat stance.

Ready to disembark
Ready to disembark

They carried on for hours. Clare and I ate dinner at the beach around 7pm that evening, and they were still busy. In fact we were asked to leave at one point because it had “become an operational area”.

Ready for combat in the parking area
Ready for combat in the parking area

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Tony

Scuba diver, teacher, gadget man, racing driver, boat skipper, photographer, and collector of stray animals

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