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Kerry's Foxall wins round-the-world yacht race

Published 12/02/2008 | 08:29

Kerryman Damien Foxall has made yachting history after becoming the first Irishman to win a non-stop round-the-world race.

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Foxall and crewmate Jean Pierre Dick crossed the finish line of the Barcelona World Race in their vessel, the Paprec Virbac, just before 9pm last night.

The pair spent a total of 93 days at sea in some of the most testing conditions.

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