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Recovery of Gregor McGuckin's Golden Globe Boat Would Be Perfect Christmas Present

21st December 2018
The barrel of Glendalough 7-year-old 777 single malt Irish whiskey onboard Gregor McGuckin's abandoned yacht in the Indian Ocean The barrel of Glendalough 7-year-old 777 single malt Irish whiskey onboard Gregor McGuckin's abandoned yacht in the Indian Ocean

Following Afloat.ie's update on Gregor McGuckin’s Biscay 36 Hanley Energy Endurance this week, Golden Globe Race organisers now say two groups have expressed interest in salvaging the yacht currently drifting some 1,200 miles West of Fremantle.

The main attraction it seems is the barrel of Glendalough 7-year-old 777 single malt Irish whiskey onboard.

The recovery of his boat would, no doubt, also make a great Christmas present for Gregor too?

Since solo sailor Gregor McGuckin of Dublin was plucked off his boat Hanley Endurance in the Indian Ocean in the Golden Globe round the world race, the dismasted 36-footer has drifted approx 580 miles in an ENE direction, and is now 1,200 miles due west of Cape Leeuwin

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