Team Ireland Vendée Globe Challenge is a professional sailing team that will see the first ever Irish sportsperson compete in sailing's most difficult race, the Vendée Globe. A strong team of professionals, volunteers, and partners is working to ensure the Team's skipper, Enda O'Coineen, has the best chance possible of completing this non stop, unassisted, extreme sailing race around the globe.
Sean McCarter and Dave Kenefick join the team as reserve skippers and the Atlantic Youth Trust have become the team's Official Charity Partner.
"With recent focus on the 2020 Vendee Globe, it is both very exciting and a huge honour to join Team Ireland in the 2016 campaign. Enda has been involved in Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Race campaigns for Ireland over the years. Most recently, he came 3rd in the Single-handed B2B Transatlantic race." Sean McCarter
Find out more at www.teamireland.ie