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Ted Crosbie on a Lifetime in Sailing

16th March 2016
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Bob Bateman

Sailing is, definitely, a ‘sport for life’ but “you have to find a bit of time for it and, if you have a family, don’t let it hog your whole life and try to take your family with you.”

Good advice that from one of Cork’s sailing icons, Ted Crosbie, one of the leading figures also in the Irish newspaper industry for many years through ‘The Cork – and currently Irish – Examiner and Evening Echo.’

Despite being a leading national newspaper owner for a long time, Ted has never sought personal publicity. So when I got the opportunity to interview him for my Podcast on Afloat, I was delighted to get his views on sailing which you can listen to here. Ted started sailing at the age of 10.

Read also Ted Crosbie in the Spring edition of Afloat Magazine in shops next week.

Tom's Crosbie's boat 'No Excuses' is for sale here

 

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