Adventurous television personality Peter Duncan and his friend Steve Good have had to postpone plans to take a propeller-driven car across the Irish Sea.

The duo had planned to “drive” from Stranraer to Larne on Monday but appalling weather meant the attempt had to be abandoned. Now the stunt, last tried more than 20 years ago, will take place at the end of this month or the beginning of September.

Peter and Steve, owner of Watford’s Cassio Bridge Marina, are attempting the crossing as part of the television presenter’s forthcoming series Duncan Dares.

[From the Watford Observer of August 10, 1984]

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