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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)

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March 18, 1944 -  January 17, 2016

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Arrivals:  

Stéphane Brogniart

Graham Walters  
Now at Sea         Karlis Bardelis 

 

Angela Madsen 

 


 

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Calendar of ocean rows in   ●  2020

 



 RETURNED / RESCUED / SUSPENDED


ARRIVALS

 

 

  Stéphane Brogniart (France)

         
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72  :  00  :  37
 

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is rowing the Atlantic East to West solo from El Hierro to Martinique on board Etarcos.
 

Departed from La Restinga, El Hierro on February 14, 2020 at 15:00UTC

Arrived to Martinique on April 26, 2020 at 15:37 UTC

 

 

  Graham Walters (UK)

         
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95  :  08  :  00
 

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completed his 5th row across the Atlantic East to West (1997, 2001, 2003/04, 2007) from Canaries to Antigua on board his legendary boat George Geary. Upon completion of this row, being 72 years, 6 months, 8 days at the start, he became the oldest person to row an ocean solo (the previous record of oldest solo ocean rower was held by Fedor Konyukhov, 66 yrs 359 d at the start of his last row.)
 

Departed from Pasito Blanco, Gran Canaria on January 25, 2020 at 7:00UTC

Arrived to Antigua t 15:00UTC on April 29, 2020.

Congratulations to Graham on TWO WORLD RECORDS :

The oldest person to row any ocean solo
&
The oldest person to row an ocean more than once

 

The Oldest Oceanrowers Atlantic E-W Solo Rows

 


 

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    Angela Madsen (USA)

         
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is rowing The Pacific E-W solo from Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles County, CA. USA to Honolulu HI on board Rowoflife to become the oldest woman to row an ocean solo, the first paraplegic to row an ocean solo, the only person to row on 3 oceans + to circumnavigate The Great Britain.

Left Marina Del Rey, Santa Monica at 7:50UTC on April 24, 2020


 

   Karlis Bardelis (Latvia)

         
 


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is rowing solo across  the South Pacific E-W from South America to Asia as a rowing leg of his human powered Around the World expedition.

Started from Playa Pescadores, Lima, Peru on July 12, 2018 at 15:00UTC
Arrived to Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands on December 2, 2018 at 03:00UTC.

Resumed his row from Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands on February 6, 2019 at 17:00UTC

On July 10th 2019 Karlis crossed the south-eastern longitude of San Cristobal (Solomon Islands) and entered the waters of Solomon Sea.
With this he officially completed the row across the Pacific Ocean E-W.

Stopped over in Madang, PNG  August 13 - 28, 2019;
                          Morotai Island, Indonesia, 9 - 13 October, 2019;
                          Kawasari, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - December 17, 2019

 

 



Calendar of ocean rows in 2020

 

 

Peter Rhodes (UK)

 

Milan Svetlik (USA / Czech Republic)


is going to row solo the Atlantic West to East from Canada - from St Johns, Newfoundland to Oban, Scotland.
The departure is planned for: Postponed
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is going to row solo the Atlantic West to East from New York, USA to St Mary's, Scilly Isles, UK.
The departure is planned for May 16, 2020 (weather permitting)
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Matt Mason, Joel Mcglynn, Ian Clinton, Dom Rogers (all UK)

 

Cyril Derreumaux (France)

are going to row the Atlantic West to East from New York, USA to London, England.
The departure is planned for May 2020
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having rowed already the Mid-Pacific E-W (2016), is going to paddle solo on board an ocean kayak Valentine from California to Hawaii to become the first person to kayak this route.
A note: in 1987 Ed Gillet (USA) successfully kayaked the distance from Monterey, CA to Maui, HI., but partially used a kite.
The departure is planned for June 2020
Homapage
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+1 t.b.a.

Oliver Dawe-Lane, Charles
Bromhead,  Arthur  Chatto  (all UK) +1 t.b.a.

 

Maxim and Stefan Ivanov (Bulgaria)

Team Exe Endurow is going to attempt continuous and unsupported circumnavigation of Mainland Great Britain as part of Row Around Great Britain race.
The departure is planned for 2020, exact date to be announced later
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are going to row the Atlantic West to East from Canada - from St Johns, Newfoundland to Scilly Isles, England.
The departure is planned for Late July 2020

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Lia Ditton (UK)


 

 

is preparing to row The Mid-Pacific East to West, from San Francisco to Hawaii.

The departure is planned for August 5, 2020
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Stu Morton (UK)

  Olly Hicks (UK)

a former Royal Marines Commando will resume his  attempt to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Lagos, Portugal to Miami, USA on board Soma to become the first person to row from Mainland Europe to Mainland North America non-stop.
The departure is planned for December 2020

  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 2020
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 


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