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Kelly and Crew Take to the Sea in World Record Attempt

2nd January 2012
Kelly and Crew Take to the Sea in World Record Attempt

#ROWING - Irishman Aodhan Kelly and five crewmates set off from Tarfaya in Morocco today in an attempt to set a new record for rowing the Atlantic Ocean. The Sara G, under skipper Matt Craughwell, left port at 1pm on a journey to Barbados which they hope will take 30 days or under.

Below is a vide clip of Sara G from a year ago. The expedition is completely different but gives an idea of what Aodhan and his crew mates face on the voyage across the Atlantic.

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Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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