The Sail Training Ship Lord Nelson was forced to pull out of a tall ships' race between Sydney in Australia and Auckland in New Zealand.
But that didn't deprive the Southampton-based Sail Training Ship Lord Nelson of her part in a festival to celebrate the event.
Her crew of able-bodied and disabled people got the chance to explain what they get out of being aboard.
Richard Jones has the latest in our series of special reports.
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