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Round Ireland in 24 Days: Inside Final Hours of Record-Breaking Kayak Journey

26th August 2011
Round Ireland in 24 Days: Inside Final Hours of Record-Breaking Kayak Journey
The August issue of Canoe & Kayak magazine takes an in-depth look into sea kayakers Jeff Allen and Harry Whelan's record breaking circumnavigation of Ireland.
The final 225 miles of the voyage were completed in an incredible three days - a challenge that pushed the experiences kayakers to their physical and mental limits.
But the reward was a new speed record for kayaking round Ireland in just 24 days.
As previously reported on Afloat.ie, a documentary on the duo's feat is currently in the works.

The latest issue of Canoe & Kayak magazine takes in-depth look into sea kayakers Jeff Allen and Harry Whelan's record breaking circumnavigation of Ireland.

The final 225 miles of the voyage were completed in an incredible three days - a challenge that pushed the experiences kayakers to their physical and mental limits. 

But the reward was a new speed record for kayaking round Ireland in just 24 days.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, a documentary on the duo's feat is currently in the works.

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MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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