06 October 2017 | Brooklyn, New York
14 September 2016 | Manhattan, New York
04 February 2016 | Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
03 February 2016 | Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
07 December 2015 | New York City, New York
07 December 2015 | New York City, New York
01 December 2015 | Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
26 November 2015 | Staten Island, New York
20 November 2015 | Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
20 November 2015 | Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
26 October 2015 | Atlantic City, New Jersey
12 October 2015 | Cape May, New Jersey
19 September 2015 | Ocean City, Maryland
04 September 2015 | Oyster Harbor, Virginia
17 August 2015 | Columbia, North Carolina
21 July 2015 | Carolina Beach, North Carolina
19 July 2015 | Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
11 July 2015 | Charleston, South Carolina

NY man rowboat arrives in Africa for permanent exhibition

28 December 2017 | New York
Lisa Samuels
Mr. Don Victor Mooney of Queens, New York, who on his fourth try, rowed from coast of Africa to New York's Brooklyn Bridge for AIDS awareness and to memorialize his African ancestors that died during the transatlantic slave trade, rowboat arrived in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea aboard MCP ADAMAS container ship at 11:25 EST on December 28.

Mooney's boat, the Spirit of Malabo, will be on permanent exhibition at Modern Museum of Equatorial Guinea. The Spirit of Malabo left Brooklyn in October. Mooney became the first African-American to row across any ocean.

Spirit of Malabo was sponsored by the Government of Equatorial Guinea with the personal support of H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – Head of State.

Photo: Brooklyn, New York – H.E. Anatolio Ndong Mba, Ambassador for Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations, sent the Spirit of Malabo off after a ceremony on World AIDS Day at the Gateway Marina on December 3, 2013. The rowboat was enroute to Las Palmas, Canary Islands for start of Goree Challenge IV.

GC Media
Lisa Samuels
gcmedia@gmail.com
Vessel Name: The Castaway
The Castaway's Photos - Main
No items in this gallery.