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30 June 2011

Sue Austin is invited to be Artist in Residence at the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy

A woman, in full Scuba Diving Equipment, rolls down a ramp to enter the sea in an NHS wheelchair. There are flags of many Nations flying on the Quayside behind.

Sue was honoured to asked to be Artist in Residence by Chris Knight,  Business Manager at The Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy during the International Federation of Disabled Sailors World Championships from 30th June-8th July 2011. Sue talked to the Participants an the event, and showed footage of the Underwater Wheelchair from the pool trials, to gain their valuable feedback. Whilst at the Sailing Academy Sue undertook the first Open Water Sea Trials of the Underwater Wheelchair with co collaborators Rob Hughes & Adrian Jones from C-Waves Diving.