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Donal Walsh is “Sailor of the Month (Cruising)” for February

2nd March 2019
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Donal Walsh of Dungarvan – his 3,450 mile circuit voyage of northwest Europe is recognised as cruising at its best Donal Walsh of Dungarvan – his 3,450 mile circuit voyage of northwest Europe is recognised as cruising at its best

Cruising and its organisations move at their own serene speed, and when Donal Walsh of Dungarvan received Irish Cruising’s supreme trophy - the Faulkner Cup - in February, it was recognition by his peers of an outstanding and seamanlike achievement made in the summer of 2018.

Sailing the Ovni 385 Lady Belle and crewed throughout by Clare Morrissey, with others on board from time to time, Donal Walsh made a seamanlike odyssey of 80 days and 3,450 miles to seven countries. He returned with a myriad of memories and much information which he has processed for others in the best traditions of cruising, with a properly kept and highly informative log.

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