Life on the ocean wave

What drives a fortysomething father of three to buy a yacht and take to the high seas?

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Ian Kehoe

15th October, 2005

What drives a fortysomething father of three to buy a yacht and take to the high seas? A thirst for adrenaline; a hunger for adventure; a mid-life crisis?

In June, just over three years after Eamon Conneely started turning up at the Galway Bay Sailing Club near Oranmore on Wednesday evenings, the self-made construction millionaire took possession of his gleaming new 50-foot racing yacht.

The Transpac 52, costing €1.5 million, was the first of its...

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