If you ever get a draft to Bristol, I guarantee you will enjoy and love your time onboard,

CPO(PT) Daz Hoare

With some help from Temeraire, some money from the Rebalancing Lives fund and a new treadmill, watt bike and rowing machine were provided, plus kettle bells, power bags, medicine balls, matting, punching torso man, and other kit, hey presto, new-look gym.

It was 'christened' with a Road to Twickenham event for the RNRMC - the ship's company were expected to row, ride, or run 300 miles (collectively) inside 54 hours.

They did so with six hours to spare (CPO Iain McDougall clocked up 81 miles on his own), raising £250 for the Navy's senior charity.

"If you ever get a draft to Bristol, I guarantee you will enjoy and love your time onboard," says Daz. "While you work hard, we make time for - not time off for - a whole lot of activities."

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