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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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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: 

• Niall Iain Macdonald has been rescued 

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

 

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

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Arrivals:            

 

 

        

Now at Sea              Stian Aker & Rune Malterud       
                
 

 The Great Pacific Race
 Duncan Hutchison   

       

  Returned / Rescued / Suspended :    Niall Iain Macdonald  

On Standby :    Robin Buttery, James Plumley,  Darren 'Billy' Taylor &  Barry Hayes
Ocean rowers/ ocean rowboats in other adventures
Calendar of ocean rows in   2018  ●  2019 ●  2020

 


 RETURNED / RESCUED / SUSPENDED

 

   Niall Iain Macdonald  (Scotland)

         
 

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has stopped his third attempt to row solo across the North Atlantic Ocean west to east from Norfolk, Virginia, US to his home in the Hebrides, Isle of Lewis on board ALBA


Left Norfolk on May 23, 2018 at 6am local time / 10:00 GMT)
 
Rescued by
M/S Dolfijngracht on June 15, 2018. For details >>>
 
Atlantic W - E Solo Rows

 

 

ON STANDBY

 

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

         
 

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a Team of Four Indian Ocean Row 18 (IOR18) are going to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Exmouth, WA. to Port Louis, Mauritius on board No Great Shakes and 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.

The departure date
from Geraldton or Canarvon t.b.a. depending on weather.


On Standby in Perth, WA

 
Indian Ocean Rows  

 

    Bryce Carlson (USA)

         
 

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intends to row solo across the North Atlantic west to east route 'From Canada' - from St.John's, Newfoundland to Penzance, UK on board a purpose-built open-class boat Lucille.
The start is scheduled for June 2018.

On the way to Standby in Newfoundland
(Track his and boat's road journey to the start point)
 
Atlantic W - E Solo Rows

 



NOW AT SEA

 

   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

 

  Stian Aker & Rune Malterud (Norway)

         
 

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Norwegian adventurers (winners of the First Race to South Pole 2008/099) are rowing the Atlantic W-E from New York, USA to England, retracing the route of Harbo&Samuelsen,  on board a purpose-built boat aiming to complete the crossing in less than 55 days. After a stop-over in England they plan to row on to Oslo


Left
North Cove, Manhattan, New York, USA on May 25, 2018 at 8:20am local time / 12:20 GMT 
 
Atlantic W - E Rows from USA Atlantic W - E Rows

 


 
 
Run by New Ocean Wave
Pairs and Fours
from Monterey, California
to Diamond Head, O’ahu, Hawaii

                                                                          

Started on  June 6, 2018 at 6pm PST ( June 7, 2018 at 2am BST )

 

 

 


Calendar of ocean rows in  2018


 


Poldy van Lynden &
Robert McArthur (UK)

 

Andras Bakos (Hungary) &
 Erik Harrewijn (NZ)

are going to row the Arctic Ocean Open Waters from Tromso, Norway to Svalvard as a part of their human powered expedition, which includes a run from London to Dover, a swim across the English Channel, a cycle from Calais to Tromso and finally a row to Longyearbyen, Svalbard. The start of the expedition is planned for June 15, 2018.
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intend to row the Atlantic W-E from New York to Paris non-stop on board a trimaran style ocean rowboat Samson. The departure is planned for Summer 2018





 

Race across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East

ORGANISED BY AVENTURA SPORTS GROUP LTD.
Pairs and Fours

from Newport, Rhode Island, USA

to Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK

Start is scheduled for June 24, 2018

 

John Wilson & Ricky Reina (UK)

  Jacob Adoram (USA) 

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 2018

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intends to row the Pacific E-W solo in a purpose built ocean rowboat Emerson from Washington State to Northeast Australia.
The departure is planned for July 7, 2018


 
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 and unsupported. 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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t.b.a.

     

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 201
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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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