John Ryan with his crew of Philip Fitzgibbon, Sean McNamara and Denis Dillon, will attempt to break the Round Ireland powerboat record tomorrow (29th May).
Setting off at 05.00 from Kinsale, Team Hibernia have a time of 18 hours 38 minutes and 50 seconds to beat.
The existing record was set by crew member Philip Fitzgibbon back in 2009.
To follow the team’s progress, here is the tracking link;
Headline Photo: Jon Mathers
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.