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Under the direction of the yacht owners, the crew of M/Y Dragonfly put the hammer down and sailed 1600 nautical miles over 3.5 days to reach the south Pacific island nation of Vanuatu which had been devastated by cyclone Pam on 14 March 2015.
Upon arrival, as the below video details, the scene was desperate with little to no clean water and a a medical situation that was only getting worse. The Vanuatu government directed the crew of the Dragonfly to sail to the nearby Shepherd Islands to provide aid to the local community which had experienced some of the worse damage from the storm.
The following video details their story:
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