Sailability Hong Kong’s Mike Rawbone leaves a lasting legacy that will continue to change lives

//Sailability Hong Kong’s Mike Rawbone leaves a lasting legacy that will continue to change lives

Sailability Hong Kong’s Mike Rawbone leaves a lasting legacy that will continue to change lives

The Sailability Hong Kong family celebrated a breakthrough last week that would have made its ­beloved co-founder, the late Mike Rawbone, proud.A 39-year-old Hong Kong quadriplegic was lowered into a small boat at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club and from there, he was on his own.Using a system known as servo, the disabled sailor was able to use his chin or blow on two tubes to control the vessel by himself, without help.“This is a first for Hong Kong,” said Kay Rawbone, who with her husband Mike…

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