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 2014
 

Arrivals in 2014: (click on the name)

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Emmanuel Coindre

Alex Bland & Harry Martin-Dreyer

Eoin Hartwright, Mathew Collier, Simon Hartwright & Tom Alden

Jean-Guy Sauriol

Eoin Hartwright, Mathew Collier, Simon Hartwright & Tom Alden

Team "Toby Wallace"

Peder strm

Charlie Girard

Kjartan J Hauksson , Eythor Edvardsson, Svanur Wilcox, Einar Orn Sigurdorsson & Hlfdn Freyr rnlfsson

Fedor Konyukhov


John Beeden

Niall Iain Macdonald

Riaan Manser & Vasti Geldenhuys

Victor Mooney

Angela Madsen & Tara Remmington


Rob Eustace

Team 'Avalon'
 

Chris 'Darby' Walters & Elliott Dale

Great Pacific Race

Jamie Sparks, Angus Collins, Hamish Khayat & Alex Simpson

Charlotta Noren

Paul Williams, Matt Inglesby, Kevin Doyle, Mads Fabricius, Christophe Legeais
 

Phil McCorry & Dan Renner

 

 

 Phil McCorry & Dan Renner (GB)

       

 

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have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W  from Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria to Barbados onboard Gaby Hardwicke Atlantic Challenge
 

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on November 10, 2014 at 13:21GMT
Arrived to Bridgetown, Barbados on December 29, 2014 at 22:15GMT (t.b.c.)

Out of 164 successful rows of "Pairs" along "Trade Winds I" only 17, including Phil & Dan,
  have made it  in less than 50 days
 


 Paul Williams - skipper (GB), Matt Inglesby (GB), Kevin Doyle (Ireland),
 Mads Fabricius (Denmark),    Christophe Legeais (France)

     
 

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Team of Five on board Oystershack were rowing the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados trying to beat the current speed record of average speed  3.386knts and reach the finish line of PSC Barbados in less than 32 days


Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on
November  24, 2014 at 21:59GMT   
Row is over on December 9, 2014  
According to Oceanus Rowing, early morning of December 9, 2014 team "Oyster Shack" were picked up by bulk carrier "Santa Paula". All the crew are fine and well and are due to arrive in Brazil later this week.
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   Charlotta Norén (Sweden)

 

 

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undertook an attempt to row solo across the Atlantic E-W from Tenerife, Canary Islands to Dominica, Caribbeans on board BLIMKA.

Started from Marina San Miguel, Tenerife, Canary Islands on December 3, 2014 at 08:25GMT
Towed back on December 6, 2014 to resolve the problem with satphone system 
 

 Jamie Sparks, Angus Collins, Hamish Khayat & Alex Simpson (GB)

 

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"Fast Row West" have completed their row across the Indian Ocean E-W from Exmouth, WA. to Mauritius on board Tiny Dancer; they have beaten the previous record for the fastest team of Four on this route ("Bexhill Trust Challenger" that rowed 3600 miles/3140 nautical miles from Geraldton, WA. to Port Louis, Mauritius in 68d 19h 40min at average speed 1,9 knots)
 and became the youngest Four to row any ocean (combined age at the start - 94 years 1 months 25 days.
The previous youngest team of Four's combined age was
94 years 3 months 10 days ).
 

Departed from Tantabiddi Beach, Exmouth Cape, WA. on June 30, 2014 at 23:30GMT
 (July 01, 2014 at 7:30 AWST)
Arrived to Victoria, Mahe, the Seychelles on September 10, 2014 at 14:21GMT
The average speed is 2.07 knots

Congratulations to the fastest Four to row the Indian Ocean
and to the youngest team of Four to row any ocean

 

Indian Ocean Rows

Indian Ocean Speed Records

   

Age records, the youngest & the oldest

 

 


   
Boats - Solo, Double, Open Double, Four
from Monterey Bay, California to Honolulu, Hawaii
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Have started from Monterey, CA. on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 10:00PDT (17:00GMT).

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 Chris 'Darby' Walters & Elliott Dale (GB)

       

 

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have completed their row of the North Atlantic W-E from New York to Scilly Isles in an attempt to set the fastest time  for a pair of rowers from New York to the Scilly Isles in an open class rowing boat. 
 

Left Battery Park, Manhattan, New York on June 7, 2014 at 9:28GMT (5:28 EDT)
Arrived to St Mary's Quay of Scilly Isles on August 6, 2014 at 10:34GMT
 


 'Avalon'

       
 
Leven Brown (GB), Tim Spiteri (Australia), Fiann Paul (Iceland), Jamie Douglas-Hamilton (GB), Cameron Bellamy (South Africa), Shane Usher (Australia) & Heather Rees-Gaunt (GB)
 

   

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have rowed the Indian ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Mahe, Seychelles onboard a super quick new boat Avalon.

Left Geraldton, WA. on June 11, 2014 at 04:00GMT (05:00 BST / 12:00 local time)
Arrived in Victoria Harbour, Mahe, Seychelles on August 7, 2014 at 14:58GMT (18:58 local time)

 

 Rob Eustace (GB)

       

 

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has completed his row of the Pacific E-W from San Francisco to Hilo, Hawaii
 

Set off from St Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco on June 1, 2014 at 10:13GMT (03:13 PDT)
Arrived in Hilo, Hawaii on July 23, 2014 at 23:30GMT.

 

Angela Madsen (US) & Tara Remmington (NZ)

       

 

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have rowed the Pacific E-W from California to Hawaii onboard Spirit of Orlando, as a tribute to fallen service men and women.

 

Began their row from Long Beach, California on May 21st 2014 at 02:35GMT
(May 20th 2014 at 19:35 PDT)
Completed their row in Waikiki Harbour, Hawaii on July 20, 2014 at 07:40GMT
(July 19, 2014 at 21:40 HAST - local time)

 

 Victor Mooney (USA)

       

 

 

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has undertook his 4th attempt  to row across the Atlantic E-W, this time from Canary Islands to USA.
 

Left Maspalomas, Gran Canaria on February 18, 2014 
Arrived in Saint-Martin (French)  on June 27, 2014 -
THERE WERE NO TRACKING OF THE ROW AND THE ROWER FAILED TO PRODUCE HIS SEA-LOG OR ANY EVIDENCE AND PROOF THAT THE VOYAGE HAD HAPPENED. FOR THIS REASON THE ROW IS NOT VERIFIED
 

Riaan Manser & Vasti Geldenhuys (SA)

       

 

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have completed their row of the Atlantic E-W from Agadir to New York on board Spirit of Madiba
and became the first to row the Atlantic E-W from mainland Africa to mainland North America.
 
 

Left Agadir, Morocco  on December 30th, 2013 at 12:30GMT (t.b.c.)
Arrived to Bahamas on April 29th, left on May 1st 2014
Arrived to  Miami  on May 7th 2014 at 19:00GMT, left on May 23rd 2014 at 15:00GMT
Arrived to NY on June 20, 2014 at 20:30GMT (t.b.c.)

 

 Niall Iain Macdonald (GB)

       

 

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attempted to row solo across the North Atlantic W-E from Jersey City, NJ., USA to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland onboard Alliance Trust .

Left Liberty Landing Marina, NJ. on June 5th 2014 at 19:00GMT (15:00 EDT)
Rescued due to injury on June 14 2014
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 John Beeden (GB)

       

 

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undertook an attempt to row the Pacific E-W from San Francisco to Hilo, Hawaii
 

Set off from St Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco on June 1, 2014 at 10:13GMT (03:13 PDT)
Returned to land, Santa Cruz, CA. on June 10, 2014 at 6:00GMT.
John intends to repeat the attempt next year.

 

 Fedor Konyukhov (Russia)

       

 

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completed his row across the Pacific East to West solo, from Concon, Chile to Brisbane, Australia on board Tourgoyak and became
the ninth person to row the Pacific solo,
the second person to row the South Pacific solo and
the first person to row the Pacific solo non-stop from mainland South America to mainland Australia.
 

Left Concon, Chile on December 22 2013 at 12:15GMT (9:15 local time)
Arrived in Mooloobala, Qeensland, Australia on May 31 2014 at 5:13GMT (13:13 local time)
 

 

  Kjartan J Hauksson , Eythor Edvardsson, Svanur Wilcox, Einar Orn Sigurdorsson & Hlfdn Freyr rnlfsson (Iceland)

       

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In 2013 the team has rowed the North Sea E-W on board Audur
(ex BTO Challenger) from Norway to Faroe Islands via Scotland (Orkney). In 2014 they resumed their row and rowed from Faroe Islands to Iceland. The route covered some of the most difficult seas in the North Atlantic and has never been rowed successfully before.
 

Left Kristiansand (Norway) on May 17, 2013.
Started their row across the North Sea from Sirivag, Norway to  Kirkwall,
Orkney, Scotland
on June 10 2013 at 5:00GMT - Arrived to
Orkney on June 17 2013 at 13:30GMT
Left Orkney on July 20 2013 - Arrived to Porkeri, Faroe Islands on July 23 2013
Arrived in Trshavn, east coast of Streymoy, Faroe Islands on August 2, 2013
 
Left Eii, Faroe Islands on May 25 2014 at 7:45GMT
Arrived to
Hfn, Iceland on May 30 2014 at 18:30GMT

 


 Charlie Girard (Fr)

       

 

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has made an attempt to row solo from Canada to France in his self design and build boat Passenger.
 

Left Brooklyn, Nova Scotia on May 29, 2014 at 13:00GMT (10:00 local time)
Returned to land on May 30, 2014 due to shoulder injury.

 

 Peder Åström (Sweden)

       

 

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Peder Åström from Sweden has completed his row across the Atlantic Ocean from San Miguel, Tenerife (Canary islands) to Dominica.
 

Left San Miguel, Tenerife on January 30th 2014 at  09:12GMT

Arrived to Dominica on May 2, 2014

 


 Team "Toby Wallace"

       
               

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Simon Chalk (skipper), Paul Williams, Matt Inglesby, Matt Mason, James Prior, Oliver Waite, Gavin Emmerson (GB) &Yaacov Mutnikas (Lit)
have completed their row from the Canaries to Caribbean
 

Left Puerto Morgan, Gran Canaria on February 10th 2014, at 21:56GMT
Arrived to PSC Barbados on March 15th 2014 at 20:27:25GMT (16:27:25 local time)
and became the second fastest team in mono-hull class on this route
and the fastest team of Eight on this route


The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2013 Run by Atlantic Campaigns
from San Sebastian de La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain
to English Harbour, Antigua

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Race started on December 4, 2013 at 13:00GMT

Neil Blackeby,  Hamish Stewart. EoinHartwright
Neal Mars, Bastien Leclair, Marc Alderman, Tom Hyland, Terry Munson
Christer Kjellner
Nick Rees, Ed Curtis
Jane McIntosh, Liz Beauchamp, Warren Burns, Howie Raw
 

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Mike Burton & Tom Salt (GB) -
Bobby Melville (skipper), Henry Brett, James Glasson & Fergus Scholes (GB) -
Captain James Kayll (skipper), Captain Mark Jenkins, Corporal Scott Blaney & Trooper Cayle Royce (GB) -
Dan Howie and Will North

Jamie Sparks and Luke Birch
Stefan Erlandsson & Erik Grafstrom
Andrew Abrahams
Mark Brocklehurst, Nick Griffiths, Finn Christo & Matt Nuttall

Jimmy Strandberg and Fredrik Nilsson
Scott Etherington & Viktor Mattsson

41 days 2 hrs 38 min
48 days 7 min
48 days 9hrs 13min
53 days 9 hrs 30 min
54 days 5 hrs 56 min
57 days 55min
57 days 17hrs 54min
59 days 18hrs 4 min
60 days 8hrs 36min
61 days 8hrs 54 min


 

 Jean-Guy Sauriol (Canada)

       

 

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has completed crossing of the Atlantic from Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria to Barbados in his newly built boat “Maple”.
 He celebrated his 60th birthday alone at sea. and has become the oldest Canadian to row an ocean solo and only the third Canadian to row solo the Atlantic E to W.
 
 
 

Departed  Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria  on November 24th 2013 at 12:40GMT
Crossed the longitude of North Point, Barbados on February 6, 2014 at 15:14GMT, 0.6nm from the coast of Barbados.
 

 Eoin Hartwright, Mathew Collier, Simon Hartwright & Tom Alden (GB)

       

 

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have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from La Gomera to Antigua as Team "Atlantic Quad". Initially Eoin was a part of a three-man crew, which retired from Talisker Whisky race.

 
 

Left San Sebastian de La Gomera on December 23, 2013 at 08:00GMT
Arrived into Antigua on February 5, 2014 at 05:04GMT

 

 Alex Bland & Harry Martin-Dreyer (GB)

       

 

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have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados in their boat Rowing for Research.
                                      
                                                     

Left Poerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on December 12, 2013 at 22:00GMT

Arrived in PSC Barbados  on February 1, 2014 at  14:48GMT (t.b.c.)

 


Emmanuel Coindre (France)

       

 

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 has completed his row across the Indian Ocean in his boat “LONG-COURS” from Pelican Point Reserve, Carnarvon WA.  to Reunion Island and has become
the third person to row three oceans solo (Atlantic WE Pacific WE Indian EW) and the only person to complete 6 solo ocean rows - 3 E-W and 3 - W-E
(plus one pedal crossing = 7 solo ocean crossings under human power) and to row oceans W-E three times

This is the fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean in an open-class rowboat
 
 
 

Departed Pelican Point Reserve, Carnarvon, WA. on November 30, 2013 at 00:00GMT (08:00 local time)
Arrived to Le Port West, Reunion on January 25, 2014 at 07:29:11GMT   
 
 

 

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