Halfway for the Atlantic Rower: Spirit Of Malabo refuels and continues quest

At his fourth bid in transatlantic crossing and furthest so far, Victor Mooney, 48, of Queens and The Spirit of Malabo, a twenty-four foot Brazilian custom made ocean rowboat, reached the halfway point in a 3,000-mile row to the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Mooney departed Maspolamas, Gran Canaria, off the coast of Africa on February 19.

Victor Mooney, the Atlantic Rower aboard Spirit of Malabo in the Atlantic Ocean

Victor Mooney, the Atlantic Rower aboard Spirit of Malabo in the Atlantic Ocean

After a resupply in the BVI, Mooney will row another 1,800 miles to New York. Mooney’s journey is designed to encourage voluntary HIV Testing and raise funds for AIDS.

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