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.
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.