VIDEO: These four Irish friends are rowing across the Atlantic for two great reasons 10 months ago

VIDEO: These four Irish friends are rowing across the Atlantic for two great reasons

Four friends from Cork and Dublin are doing something incredible this December.

Seán Underwood, Eoin O'Farrell, Patrick O'Connor and Thomas Browne are teaming up with CH Marine and the Port of Cork to row all the way across the Atlantic Ocean for charity.

Well, two charities, in fact. The four friends' massive undertaking will benefit both Cork University Hospital and suicide and self-harm prevention centre Pieta House.

You can donate here.

The Relentless Crew will compete in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, a trip across 5,000km of open water from the Canary Island of La Gomera all the way to the Caribbean island of Antigua.

The four crew members - three of whom are medical professionals, with lone Dubliner Thomas working for a successful tech start-up company - will start their adventure on 11 December.

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All four team members are hoping for favourable weather conditions and to beat the current race record of 35 days, which should see them reach their destination around the middle of January.

This week they posted this clip about the challenge, how they plan to endure it and what they hope to achieve.

To donate to the Relentless Crew in aid of Pieta House and Cork University Hospital, visit the website here.