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Hurley expected to finish after midnight

14th June 2009

Ireland's Barry Hurley is expected to reach the Ostar finish line just after midnight (local time) after three weeks at sea. The Cobh sailor, in his debut single-handed race across the Atlantic, is the only Irish entrant in the oldest solo challenge on the sailing circuit, originating in 1960 and covering over 3000 miles. The Ostar - Original Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race is put on every four years and is open to 30-50 foot monohulls or multihulls. Hurley's shore support Bob Hobby is standing by at the finish line.

Now 20 days at sea here is the RTE news clip of Barry setting out to cross the Atlantic.

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