Duror sailor gears up for a special challenge

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Five intrepid sailors are gearing up to undertake an extraordinary sailing challenge to raise funds for Children in Need.

Experienced skipper Joey Gough of Duror and four similarly competent sailors will set off on November 8 to sail non-stop around the island of Mull, weather permitting, until November 15 in Joey’s yacht, Tangle o’the Isles.

The Tangle team challenge mirrors the timing of The BBC’s RickShaw Challenge and Joey said they hope to raise a significant amount for Children in Need.

During the circumnavigation, the team will be regularly streaming video reports accessible via the website and Tangle o’the Isles will be trackable on AIS.

More information on www.tangleotheisles.com