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Vendee Globe Sailor Enda O'Coineen To Feature on RTE Nationwide

23rd November 2019
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On RTE's Nationwide programme this Monday evening at 19:00, Donal Byrne meets Enda O'Coineen to talk about his attempt to sail solo around the world and how it almost ended in disaster.

The programme features some dramatic and poignant footage from that Vendee Globe voyage and tracks O'Coineen's progress from the starting line in France to the South Island in New Zealand, near which he lost his mast in a mini hurricane.

O'Coineen also talks of what drove him to complete the voyage and how he managed to acquire another boat to do so. And Joan Mulloy also speaks of her ambition to raise enough sponsorship to follow in O'Coineen's wake to become the first woman to sail solo around the world.

Enda O'Coineen's book Journey to the Edge is available here 

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