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Calling all sailors! Join the crew of 'Maybird' as she voyages back to where she was built in Arklow, Ireland

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Darryl Hughes, owner of regsitered yacht Maybird is sailing back to Arklow, Ireland, where she was built by Jack Tyrrell in 1937.

He's short of crew and would love someone who's interested in crewing on this historic trip as she's not been back to Arklow for 74 years.

Maybird is leaving Hamble, Southampton, over the weekend of 17th/18th September, stopping off at a few south coast ports with a view to getting to Kinsale by the 22nd. Then, a week is planned to coast hop to Arklow-via Kinsale, Cork Harbour, Crosshaven, Youghal and Waterford. The aim is to get Arklow by the 29th Sep, to spend a week there before sailing back to Hamble leaving on the 7th/8th October.

This is a wonderful opportunity to sail on an historic gaff ketch. If you're interested, please contact Darryl Hughes:

Please note that all crew would need to make a contribution to daily food.

To read more about the history of Maybird and to see more pictures, please click here: [url=]

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