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Thursday 17 April 2014

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

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

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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