Argo float deployed in Atlantic by an Irish family

A Marine Institute Argo Float was deployed in December 2019 en route from Cape Verde Islands to French Guiana by the Quinlan-Owens family from Galway, on board their yacht Danu.

Vera Quinlan, Peter Owens and their two children Lilian and Ruairi, deployed the Argo Float as part of their 14 month sailing trip around the Atlantic Ocean from Galway to New York. Vera is a hydrographer for INFOMAR, the national seabed mapping programme, which is jointly managed by the Marine Institute and Geological Survey Ireland.

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For more information about Ireland's involvement in the Argo Programme visit: Ireland's involvement