Wednesday December 11, 2019

McGuckin seeks help from business to complete epic sail around the world

Only one person, Robin Knox-Johnston, has ever completed this epic race

20th May, 2018
Gregor McGuckin with businessman Ulick McEvaddy, who has pledged his support Picture: Fergal Phillips

Adventurer Gregor McGuckin is seeking support from Irish businesses to become the first Irish person to sail non-stop around the world by completing the prestigious Golden Globe Race 2018.

Only one person, Robin Knox-Johnston, has ever completed this epic race, which has only been run once before in 1968. McGuckin is the second youngest of 18 sailors attempting the challenging race.

“It is going to take eight months to complete but the first battle is to get to...

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