HMS Example conducts training exercise at sea with Wildcat helicopter

Royal Navy fast patrol boat HMS Example recently took members from Northumbrian University Royal Naval Unit (NURNU) and representatives of the Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (RFCA) to sea. HMS Example sailed from HMS Calliope, the Newcastle RNR base, and down the River Tyne to the North Sea. After an hour of flat, calm river transit, Example started to feel the low, long swell of the North Sea as she approached the breakwaters near Tynemouth. Past the breakwater and well acquainted with a cheeky easterly swell, the ship eagerly awaited…

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