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


40 years of recording Ocean Rowing records in Guinness World Records
1967 - 2007
In 1967
Squadron Leader D.H. Clarke D.F.C., A.F.C. ("Nobby" to his friends)
started recording ocean rowing records for the Guinness Book of Records.

Guinness World Records takes this opportunity to thank Nobby for his contribution to the book from 1967 till 1990.
It is the assistance of people like Nobby that makes the book the great success it is today.

Guinness World Records is pleased to be able to build  on the work of Nobby Clarke with the Ocean Rowing Society International.

The latest edition of the records book (2007) celebrates 40 years of ocean rowing records and welcomes any claims from ocean rowers who wish to have their achievements listed in future Guinness World Records books

Books written by D.H. Clarke
1 What were they like to fly? published by Ian Allan, London 1964
2 East Coast passage published by Longman, London
Also published in Poland
3 Trimarans - an introduction published by Adlard Coles, London
3 editions:
1969, 1972, 1975
4 The Lure of the Sea published by Adlard Coles London 1970
5 Trimaran development published by Adlard Coles London 1972
6 An Evolution of Singlehanders published by Stanford Maritime
Published also in Germany and U.S.A.
7 The Multihull Primer  published by Adlard Coles London  1976
8 Blue Water Dream published by David McKay,
New York, U.S.A.

Read an exciting story about "Nobby" Clarke and  “Tubby” Palethorpe (both were in the same squadron in early 1940's), kindly provided to ORS Int. by daughter of “Tubby” - Romey Foord >>>


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