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Pete Hogan

Pete Hogan

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Noted Dublin marine artist Pete Hogan, who sailed solo round the world in his gaff ketch Molly B in the 1990s, is a regular contributor to Afloat on a wide range of sailing subjects. 

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This AC, more than ever, is a virtual event. The onboard cameras, the instant editing, the choppers, the chase boats the expert commentary and the crews' comms, beamed straight to my computer…… for free……Heaven.
Locked down in Dublin and glued to the America’s Cup coming from Auckland, artist, Pete Hogan has been watching a lot of the preliminary action on his computer. Inevitably, such a sailfest inspired the round the world sailor to paint…
Sailing at Achill
When I first saw Clochmor, Achill, County Mayo, in the late 1960's it was as if I had walked into a Paul Henry painting. The Famine era pier, built from the local red sandstone, was intact. Currachs and tarred wooden…
Larry Pardey - a consummate cruising sailor and boat builder
Ireland's solo Round the World sailor Pete Hogan gives a personal memoir of Canadian author and bluewater sailor Larry Pardey, who circumnavigated the world both east-about and west-about, and who died last month aged 81.Many Irish sailors will have read,…
‘So Far so Good’ by Paddy Barry deserves to take its place on the book shelf beside the ‘Navigatio’ of St Brendan and ‘Across Three Oceans’ by Conor O’Brien says Round–the–world sailor Pete Hogan
Following WM Nixon's review of the launch of Paddy Barry's book So Far So Good, An Adventurous Life last September, artist and Round–the–World Sailor Pete Hogan recommends the memoir of the Irish sailor who has followed St Brendan’s wake both actually and…
The Mercy stars Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz and will be released here on Friday
Dublin artist and round–the–world solo sailor Pete Hogan reviews The Mercy, the sailing movie starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz that is to be released in Ireland on Friday. I was invited to the premier of this movie in the Lighthouse cinema…
Artist Pete Hogan says he seems to have become a virtual sailor, thanks to the internet
How many times have you heard it said ‘Sailing is not a spectator sport’. Well, it is now, says Round–the-World Sailor Pete Hogan, all thanks to the internet. Below, Hogan, who built a 30' gaff rigged ketch, called Molly B, and…

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