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JIMMY FUREY 1926-2020

he Roscommon boatbuilder of Ireland’s River Shannon was one of the very finest of his generation, and a man strong-willed enough to do what very few of others ever do – live life totally on his own terms. Despite being almost entirely self-taught, Jimmy Furey painstakingly clinker-built over 20 Shannon One Design (SOD) dinghies from the early-1970s to the mid-2000s. So complete

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