Ian Kiernan

Ian Kiernan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ian Bruce Carrick Kiernan AO (born 4 October 1940) is an environmentalist who organised the Clean Up Australia campaign, and in 1993 a similar Clean Up the World operation which attracted participation from 30 million volunteers in 80 countries. Kiernan was born in Sydney to George Arthur and Leslie Katherine Kiernan. He was educated at The Scots College in Sydney, The Armidale School in northern New South Wales, and the Sydney Technical College, where he trained as a builder. Kiernan is a passionate yachtsman, sailing competitively for more than 40 years and representing Australia at the Admiral's, Southern Cross, Dunhill, Clipper, Kenwood and Trans Pacific Cup competitions[citation needed]. In 1986/87 Kiernan represented Australia in the BOC Challenge solo around-the-world yacht race. He finished 6th out of a fleet of 25 yachts from 11 nations, setting an Australian record for a solo circumnavigation of the world.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136737043
  • 9786136737041