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                 The ORS Int. is the official adjudicator of ocean rowing records for Guinness World Records

 

 

 

 

Kenneth Frank Crutchlow
 
the Founder and the President
of the The Ocean Rowing Society Int. 1983-2016

 (Bio)

March 18, 1944 -  January 17, 2016

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 It's our pleasure to announce that
an access to the whole database of this website  is now open for  public
 
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Attention of all those who are going to row an ocean!

 Due to the reorganization in our work, there are changes in registration of intended rows
 and the  ORS Int. services. Please read the details >>>
 

News / Recent additions to the website: 


Robin Buttery, James Plumley,  Darren 'Billy' Taylor &  Barry Hayes have completed the Indian Ocean row

 Team IOR18 is the 500th team to successfully row across an ocean

 

•  Please be aware that the ORS Int. e-mail address  oceanrowing@btinternet.com    is no longer in use,
  
use oceanrowing@gmail.com only

•   Attention of ocean rowers and their funs!  
   
the ORS club patches, ocean rowers' ties  
   
and mugs
    are now available at our Online Shop

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Arrivals:        

 

Robin Buttery, James Plumley,  Darren 'Billy' Taylor &  Barry Hayes       

Now at Sea          Duncan Hutchison

Jacob Adoram

 

 

 

  Returned / Rescued / Suspended :  

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Calendar of ocean rows in   2018  ●  2019 ●  2020

 



 RETURNED / RESCUED / SUSPENDED
 

ARRIVALS

  

 Robin Buttery, James Plumley,
 Darren 'Billy' Taylor &  Barry Hayes (all UK)
 

         
 
 

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a Team of Four Indian Ocean Row 18 (IOR18) have rowed the Indian Ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Port Louis, Mauritius on board No Great Shakes to set a speed record for an open-class Four. Current speed record for Classic Four, set by Tiny Dancer in 2014 is 71 days 14h 51min, av. speed 2.07 knots.
 


Departed from Geraldton, WA. on July 5, 2018 at 23:59GMT (July 6, 2018 at 7:59 AWST)

Arrived to Grand Baie, Mauritius on September 14, 2018 at 5:00GMT

IOR18 became the first open class four to row the Indian Ocean,
setting a speed record for an Open Class Four - av. speed 1.86 knots

 IOR18 is the 500th team to successfully row across an ocean !
 

Indian Ocean Rows  


   Duncan Hutchison ( Scotland) 

         
 


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is rowing solo across the Atlantic W-E from the USA  to Britain (preferably Lochinver, North West Scotland) in a self-built, clinker style skiff converted for ocean rowing - Sleipnir ( 8 legged horse).


Started his row from Manhattan Yacht Club, Jersey City, NJ., USA  on May 31, 2018
On June 3rd  was towed to Barnegat Light due to adverse weather .

Left Strathmere, NJ., USA on June 14, 2018 at 14:30GMT
 

Atlantic W - E Solo Rows

 

   Jacob Adoram (USA) 

         
 


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is rowing solo across  the Pacific E-W  in a purpose built ocean rowboat Emerson from Washington State to Northeast Australia.

Started from Neah Bay, WA. USA on July 7, 2018 at 19:30GMT
 
Pacific Ocean Rows

 

 


Calendar of ocean rows in  2018





John Wilson & Ricky Reina (UK)

 

Shirley Thompson (Ireland)

The Atlantic Avengers are going to row the Atlantic east to west from Europe following the 2nd voyage of Columbus from Cadiz to Antigua and hoping to complete this in record time, weather depending!.
The departure is planned for
November 17, 2018

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is going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Gran Canaria to St Barts onboard pure class Amigo in aim to become the oldest female (60) and the first Irish woman to row any ocean solo.
The current record of the oldest solo female oceanrower is 55 years 135 days, it has been held by Diana Hoff (the 2nd woman to row any ocean solo) for already 18 years -  since  2000.
The departure is scheduled for November 20, 2018 

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Rames Guyane 2018
Race across the Atlantic Ocean on Trade Winds 2 Route
From Senegal, Goree Island to French Guiana
Starts on December 10 2018
List of participants >>>

 

 

 

Olly Hicks (GB)

Patrick Bol (Netherlands/United Arab Emirates), Lewis Knollman, Matt Wilds, Andrew Ruinoff (all UK/ United Arab Emirates) in team Row4Ocean are going to row The Atlantic Trade Winds 2 Route, from Dakar, Senegal to Paramaribo, Suriname on board a trimaran Year of Zayed.
The departure is planned for 14 December 2018
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is preparing to circumnavigate the Southern Hemisphere W - E solo. The Global Row voyage encompasses all of the world's major Oceans, covering over 18,000 nautical miles, and will take approximately 18-22 months
The departure
is planned for December 2018.

 

Ness Knight (UK)

 

Ralph Tuijn (Netherlands)

is aiming to become the first female to row the Pacific solo non-stop from East to West, from San Francisco, USA to Sydney, Australia - continent to continent.
The departure is scheduled for December 2018.
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is going to row the Atantic E-W solo from Europe to South America, from Portimão, Portugal to Cayenne, French-Guyana.
The departure is scheduled for
December 20, 2018
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An annual race across the Atlantic E - W

La Gomera, Canary Islands
- Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 201818

  Race entrants                    ● 

 



Calendar of ocean rows in  2019

 

 

Lee Frank Spencer (UK)

 

Dawn Wood (UK)

former Royal Marines Commando and Guinness World Record holding ocean rower is going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Gibraltar to Venezuela to become the first physically disabled person to row any ocean solo from continent to continent. The start is planned for January 2019
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is going to row solo across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board True Blue in an attempt to break the World speed record for an open class female solo , set by Kiko Matthews (2018) - 49days 7hrs 15min, av.speed 2.2 knts
Intends to depart on January 5, 2019
 
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Lia Ditton (UK)

 

  is preparing to row the North Pacific E-W from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco, USA.
The departure is scheduled for March 2019
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Charlie Martell  (GB)

Ralph Tuijn, skipper (Dutch), Niklas Persson & Therese Lundgren (both Sweden), Balaji Bellary (India), 5th TBA
are going to row the Atantic E-W from Europe to South America, from Portimão,
Portugal to Cayenne, French-Guyana.
The departure is scheduled for April 1st
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is going to undertake another attempt to row across the Pacific W-E solo, from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco on board Blossom
The departure is planned for April 2019
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Neil Blackeby, Daryl Farmer, Sean McGuigon, Andy Warner, Stephen Murphy (all UK) & Mike Matson (USA)
are going to row The Atlantic W-E from New York to mainland UK.
The departure is planned for late Spring 2019

 

 

     
     

 

An annual race across the Atlantic E - W

La Gomera, Canary Islands
- Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 201918

  Race entrants              

 

 



Calendar of ocean rows in 2020

 

 

Non-stop endurance rowing race around Britain’s coast

2,000 miles

From Tower Bridge to Tower Bridge

Starts on June 1st, 2020

 

 
 

 

 

 

 


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