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#pirate – A talk that begins in Thailand and ends in Turkey via Sri Lanka, India, the Indian Ocean, Oman, Yemen, the Red Sea, Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt, The Suez Canal and Cyprus will be given by Round the world sailors Pat and Olivia Murphy next Friday 28th Feb at 8pm in Dublin at the Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club.

The couple who spent five days sailing through pirate alley off Somalia in their round the world voyage have an extensive slide show as pert of their presentation.

Non-members & non sailors very welcome. Admission €5 (minimum) in aid of Lifeboat (RNLI)

Their experience during the passage includes;

• Forming a safety convey.
• An armed escort.
• An overheating engine.
• A freighting incident on the Red Sea.
• The Suez Canal (Prison).
• Disagreement with Suez officials.

• Avoiding mile long tuna fishing nets.
• An Indian wedding.
• Mr Fix it (everywhere).
• A cracked car sump.
• Boat problems.
• Superb anchorages.
• Negotiating Oil Rigs.
• Egyptian baksheesh.

 

Published in Boating Fixtures

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