Mulloy sets sail for Brazil in international yacht race

Mayo woman is part of only all-female duo competing in 60-boat Transat Jacques Vabre challenge

27th October, 2019
Joan Mulloy with Alexia Barrier: the pair will sail in the Transat Jacques Vabre race, which begins in Le Havre today

Professional sailor Joan Mulloy is in France today to take part in the Transat Jacques Vabre race from Le Havre to Salvador de Bahia in Brazil.

Mulloy, who is an ambassador for the Business Post Media Group, will sail in the double-handed 4,350nm race alongside French woman Alexia Barrier. Her participation in the event is part of her ongoing aim to compete in the solo around-the-world Vendée Globe race, known as “The Everest of the...

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