Captain Kennedy

Captain Irial Kennedy has been sailing since he could walk. His family have a sailing school based in Baltimore, Co.Cork which is the longest running sailing school in Ireland (over 40 years in business!) Irial has done numerous trips around Europe and has been teaching sailing for over 10 years. He has no idea how to use a sextant.

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Aspiring Captain

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Ciara loves to travel and see new places. She has scuba dived in four continents. She is now learning to sail with one of the best instructors of all time. She’s has high hopes of becoming Captain of An Gobadán one day.


Below is a short bio on all the crew that join us along the way.

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Firstmate Rhysmate

Rhys is an Engineer and Photographer. He eats a lot and lifts a lot of heavy stuff. He can be seen here on watch; keeping an eye out for oncoming ships.

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Rhys has recently purchased a boat of his own and you can follow his progress on his YouTube channel