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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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News / Recent additions to the website: 

•  Shirley Thompson has been rescued by helicopter


•   Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman, Matt Wilds, Andrew Ruinoff are on standby in Dakar, Senegal

 
Richard Allen is on standby in Freetown, Sierra Leone  

 

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 >>>

 

•  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          Jacob Adoram

John Wilson & Ricky Reina

 Fedor Konyukhov
 

  Returned / Rescued / Suspended :   Shirley Thompson

On Standby :
 Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman, Matt Wilds, Andrew Ruinoff

Richard Allen

 
Calendar of ocean rows in   2018  ●  2019 ●  2020

 



 RETURNED / RESCUED / SUSPENDED

   Shirley Thompson (Ireland)

         
 


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has undertaken an attempt 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.

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on November 26, 2018 at 8:05UTC
Returned to land due to adverse weather on November 28, 2018

Restarted her row on December 1, 2018 at 5:00UTC

Due to damage to the boat, rescued by helicopter on December 11, 2018
 

Stats of the oldest oceanrowers Oceanrowers 50+ (at the day of the start)
Female ocean rows Female solo ocean rows



ARRIVALS



ON STANDBY


An annual race across the Atlantic E - W

La Gomera, Canary Islands
- Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 12, 201818

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On Standby in La Gomera


Patrick Bol (Netherlands/United Arab Emirates), Lewis Knollman, Matt Wilds, Andrew Ruinoff (all UK/ United Arab Emirates)

         
 

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 in team Row4Ocean are going to row The Atlantic Trade Winds 2 Route  in team Row4Ocean  , from Dakar, Senegal to Paramaribo, Suriname on board a trimaran Year of Zayed.
The departure is planned for 14 December 2018

                                          On Standby in Dakar, Senegal

  Richard Allen (UK/Commonwealth)

         
 


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is going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Freetown, Sierra Leone to Georgetown, Guyana on board Rannoch R25 boat Tamu’kke.
The departure is planned for
16th December 2018


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NOW AT SEA

 

   Fedor Konyukhov  (Russia) 

         
 


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is rowing solo the South Pacific W-E from New Zealand to Cape Horn (the first stage of the planned three phases of the Around-The-World Row) on board Akros, purpose-designed by Phil Morrison and built by Rannoch Adventure.


Left Port Chalmers, South Island, NZ  on December 6, 2018 at 7:08UTC (20:08 local time)
 
Ocean Rows from/to Australia & New Zealand Definition of Around The World W-E Row

 

    John Wilson & Ricky Reina (UK)

         
 


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The Atlantic Avengers are  rowing 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!.
 


Departed Cadiz, Spain on November 27, 2018 at 7:23UTC  
 
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   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
 
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Lee Frank Spencer (UK)

  Olly Hicks (GB)

former Royal Marines Commando and Guinness World Record holding ocean rower is going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Gibraltar to French Guiana to become the first physically disabled person to row any ocean solo from continent to continent.
The start is planned for December 12, 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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Calendar of ocean rows in  2019

 

 

Dawn Wood (UK)

 

Lia Ditton (UK)

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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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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