The Pallada is a self-sustaining system, a complex engineering structure. There are desalination and sewage plants, waste disposal system. Most surprisingly, there is a dental office equipped with a dental chair, a dental drill, a cabinet with medicines. Boris Korsaev is probably the only dentist in the world working on sailing training ships. It is his fourth round– the-world expedition. “It is necessary to receive patients all the time. The ship may be experiencing rolling and pitching but my key task is not to injure my patient. I got used to heavy conditions. The patient also helps holding the lamp. Each voyage about 20% of the crew and cadets need dental assistance", says Boris Karsaev.
The home port of Vladivostok is less than 8 thousand nautical miles away.