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Solo Laser Sailor Completes 'One Wild Ride' Round Ireland Voyage

25th June 2016
Gary 'Ted Sargent' the Dublin single handed Laser sailor makes his final landfall in Schull at lunchtime. See video below. Gary 'Ted Sargent' the Dublin single handed Laser sailor makes his final landfall in Schull at lunchtime. See video below.

After 36 sailing days behind him, Gary 'Ted Sargent' the Dublin single handed Laser sailor passed his final headland last night at Baltimore in West Cork and will arrive back at his starting point in Schull at 1pm today. It all got a bit emotional for the solo helmsman who makes a last minute appeal for donations for his Childvision charity below. 

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At A Glance – Laser Dinghy Specifications

Designer Bruce Kirby & Ian Bruce

Year 1969

Crew 1
Draft 0.787 m (2 ft 7.0 in)
Hull weight 58.97 kg (130.0 lb)
LOA 4.2 m (13 ft 9 in)
LWL 3.81 m (12 ft 6 in)
Beam 1.39 m (4 ft 7 in)
Mainsail area 7.06 m2 (76.0 sq ft)

Racing D-PN 91.1 RYA PN 1088 PHRF 217

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