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


                

 


 
Kenneth Frank Crutchhlow
the Founder and the President of the The Ocean Rowing Society Int. 1983-2016,
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March 18, 1944 -  January 17, 2016

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   Team 'The Common Oars commenced their row  Around Britain
   
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  Callum McDonald   (UK)

       

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 is rowing solo Around GB clockwise non-stop to become the first person to row  this route solo.
                                 
 Departed from Whitehaven Harbour at 14:00MT (15:00BST) on May 26,  2017

 

  Leo & Dan Foster, Oli Buck, Luke Taster (all UK)

       

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Team of Four The Common Oars will row clockwise Around GB  from The Tower Bridge to Tower Bridge on board Sic Parvis Magna  in a bid to break the current speed record on this route - 26 days  9 hrs 9min 58sec.
The start is scheduled for Saturday, 27 May 2017



 

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Sören Kjellkvist & Glenn Mattsing (Sweden)

Angus Collins (skipper), Laura Try , Lesley Foden (UK) + other rowers joining for 1 3 legs each

team of 5 (on each leg) are ready to begin their row around the coast of Great Britain from Burnham-on-Crouch. Rowing in an anti-clockwise direction, the team will complete the journey in 8 legs.        
The departure is scheduled for June 3rd 2017.

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Homepage of Lesley Foden >>>

are planning to row around archipelago Svalbard, from Tromsø, Norway to Tromsø, Norway on board ocean rowboat Albedo, to become the first to row along this route, reaching the highest Polar latitudes above 80◦ due to expected free from ice waters around the archipelago.
The departure is scheduled for
19 July 2017

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Joseph Gagnon(CAN) & Brian Conville (Ireland)

 

Jacob Adoram (USA) 

 will be rowing across the North Atlantic W-E from Canada to France in Summer 2017;
And a year later Joseph will be rowing across the North Atlantic W-E from Canada to France solo, Summer 2018
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intends to row the Pacific E-W solo in a purpose built ocean rowboat (currently under construction) from Washington State to Northeast Australia.
The departure is planned for Summer 2017

 

 

Paddy Gallagher (Ireland)

 

Andras Bakos (Hungary) &
 Erik Harrewijn (NZ)

will attempt to row the North Atlantic W-E solo from St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada to Dugort pier, Achill Island, Ireland
to become the first amputee to row an ocean solo .
The expedition will start at the first suitable weather window in June 2017
News article >>> 15.12. 2016
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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 2017


 

Non-stop endurance rowing race around Britains coast

2,000 miles

From Tower Bridge to Tower Bridge

Starts on June 1st, 2017



   

 

Duncan Tebb (Australia), Rhys Deane, Jeremy Webb &
 Nigel Le Cassick (all UK)

 

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

Team of Four Island Voyagers are going to row Around the UK, aiming to depart on July 8,  2017 from Southampton on board All Relative
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a Team of Four Indian Ocean Row 17 are going to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Exmouth, WA. to Port Louis, Mauritius on board Rannoch ocean rowing boat 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 is planned for June 2017
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Colin Sanders (UK) 

 

József  Orha (Hungary)

is preparing to row the Atlantic E-W  solo from Canary Islands to Barbados. He will be 66 at the start, so he decided he needed "an epic adventure before it's too late".
The departure is planned for late Autumn 2017
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  will resume his row across the Atlantic E-W solo from Lagos, Portugal to Antigua after a stop-over in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, that he made in January 2017. Jozsef is rowing on board a custom-built 6.9 m long boat Spartan. The boat was built by Hungarian ocean rower and creator of Fire Ant - Gábor Rakonczay
The departure is planned for Autumn 2017



 

The Fifth Ocean Rowing Race of Solos across the Atlantic East to West 

Route Trade Winds II  - from Senegal to Guyane
Starts on Saturday,  25 November 2017

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An annual race across the Atlantic from East to West

La Gomera, Canary Islands - Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 12 2017

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Calendar of ocean rows in  2018


 

Stu Morton (UK)

 

Dr. Greg Bailey & Jude Massey (UK)

ia former Royal Marines Commando intends to row the Atlantic E-W solo on board Wallace from Portugal to Venezuela, to become the fastest solo on this route and to raise money for the JWF and R2R charities.
The departure is planned for January 2018
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Team Ocean Brothers will be rowing the Atlantic East to West from Gran Canaria to Barbados in memory of Peter, Judes father and Gregs stepfather and to raise funds for the British Skin Foundation.
The departure is scheduled for January 2018

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Kiko Matthews (UK) 

   

Buster Brown (UK) 

iis going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from La Gomera, Canary Islands to Barbados onboard speed record holder open class boat Soma (Charlie Pitcher, UK. 2013) to set a solo speed record for women in an open class rowboat. The record for classic boats (Anne Quemere, France. 2002/2003) is 56 days, 13hrs 09min.
The departure is planned for February 2018
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is set to row the Atlantic E-W solo non-stop from Europe to South America - from Lagos, Portugal  to Cayenne in French Guinea on board his boat RocknRow
The departure is scheduled for February 2018
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Ness Knight (UK)

 

Duncan HGMThison (GB)

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 May 2018.
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intends to embark on a challenge to complete a 3,500 mile solo row across the Atlantic W-E from New York to Lochinver (North West Scotland), in a self-built clinker style skiff converted for ocean rowing. The departure is planned for May 2018


Charlie Martell  (GB)

     

 

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 Summer 2018
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Lia Ditton (UK)

 

Stian Aker & Rune Malterud (Norway)

is preparing to row the North Pacific E-W from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco, USA.

The departure is scheduled for May 2018
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Norwegian adventurers (winners of the First Race to South Pole 2008/099) plan to row the Atlantic W-E from New York, USA to England, retracing the route of Harbo&Samuelsen,  on board a purpose-built boat in less than 55 days.
The departure is scheduled for June 6,  2018


 

Olly Hicks (GB)

 

Gavan Hennigan (Ireland)

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 from Tasmania is t.b.a.

 

having successfully finished his solo row across the Atlantic E-W, intends to embark on the Atlantic W-E solo row from the NY Area, with the arrival to his native city of Galway, Ireland.
The departure, which had been planned for Summer 2017, was postponed till Summer 2018 due to back injury



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

Start is scheduled for June 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  
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