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Fergus and Kay Quinlan feature in radio podcast

by Daria Blackwell 13 Oct 01:26 PDT
Irish members Fergus & Kay © Ocean Cruising Club

The Quinlans, winners of the OCC Award in 2012, talk about what it took to build a boat after learning how to weld and while working full time.

Their amusing and informative interview on Kinvara FM radio in the West of Ireland will give listeners a good flavour for what it takes to sail around the world on a boat you built yourself. Click on the link below to initiate the podcast.

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