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Oct 03 2018

 

AGE OF OCEAN ROWERS ON ROUTE FROM EUROPE TO NORTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

 

 

No

Name

Surname Country

Departure Date

Arrival Date

DOB Age at the start Departure Port Arrival Port Non-stop

1

Sidney Genders

UK

September 11 1969

November 18 1969

January 31 1919 -  May 4 1993

49

Sennen Cove (UK) Las Palmas
(Tenerife Canary Islands)
 

December 25 1969

March 08 1970

Las Palmas
(Tenerife Canary Islands)
Antigua
(West Indies)
 

May ? 1970

June ? 1970

Antigua
(West Indies)
Maimi
(Florida USA)
 
2 Derek

Peter

King

Bird

UK March 24 1974 August 10 1974 March 3 1949 24 Gibraltar Vieux Fort, St. Lucia (West Indies) via Casablanca (Morocco)  
February 19 1947 - June 3 1996 27
Average 25.5
Carol Maystone April 4 1974     Casablanca (Morocco)
Left voyage
 
3 Leven Sinclair Brown UK August 26 2005 January 27 2006 August 14 1972 37 Rota, Spain

Trinidad, West Indies

4 Julie

Colin

Wafaei

Angus

Canada September 23 2005 February 24 2006 October 8 1974 30 Lisbon, Portugal

Limon,
Costa Rica via St. Lucia, West Indies

November 29 1971 33
Average 31.5
5 Erden Eruç Turkey November 9 2005 May 05 2006 1962 43 Lisbon, Portugal

Guadeloupe
via Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

 
Tim Harvey Canada December 11 2005    

Las Palmas

 
6 Andrea

 

Gábor

Pálos

 

Rakonczai

Hungary November 27 2006
21:00GMT
March 1 2007
11:40GMT
April 7 1983 23
The youngest person to row from Europe
Rota, Spain Antigua
via
Morocco, Lanzarote Gran Canaria
 
January 28 1981 25
Average 24
7 Janice Jakait Germany Nov 23 2011 Feb 21 2012 28 July 1977 34 Portimao, Portugal Barbados

 

8

Abraham Levy Mexico October 21 2014  March 14 2015 August 1980 34 Huelva, Spain Cancun, Mexico via
 La Gomera and Antigua
 

 

9 Vladimir Maximov Russia November 16 2014 09:30GMT March 15 2015 13:47GMT August 15 1964 50 Lisbon, Portugal Barbados

 

10 Ralph Tuijn Netherlands Jan 26, 2015 12:00GMT March 19, 2015  18:00GMT November 20 1971 43 Lagos, Portugal  Cedros, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Sam Greatrex UK January 12 1984 31
Tara Adams November 26 1979 35
Jim  Alsford December 06 1980 34
Nicholas Sen March 23 1987 27
    Average 34

 

 

AGE OF OCEAN ROWERS ON ROUTE FROM EUROPE TO SOUTH AMERICA

 


No

Name

Surname Country

Departure Date

Arrival Date

DOB

Age at the Start

Departure Port Arrival Port
1 Stein Hoff Norway August 10 2002 November 14 2002 August 29 1945

56y 346d
the oldest person to row from Europe

Lisbon, Portugal Parika on Essequibo river near Georgetown, Guyana
2 Alex Bellini Italy September 18 2005 April 30 2006 Sept 15 1978 27y 3d
the youngest solo on this route
Genoa, Italy

Fortaleza, Brazil

 

3 Matt Bennett UK February 7 2016 March 28 2016  August  10 1979 36 Lagos, Portugal Venezuela
4 Oliver  Bailey   39
5 Aldo Kane December 30 1977 38
6 Jason Fox August 31 1976 39
7 Ross Johnson September 17 1979 36

 

8 Jake Heath UK Feb 29 2016 9:00GMT April 23 2016
19:45GMT
May 19 1986 29 Lagos, Portugal Pontinhas,
(30 miles N of Recife) Odivelas, Brazil
9  Mel Parker August 27 1987 28
10 Susannah  Cass June 10 1988 27 + 264d
the youngest female on this route
11 Luke Richmond June 11 1984 31
 

The youngest team on this route -
average age 29 yrs


12 Ralph Tiujn NL March 6 2017 9:50GMT April 23 2017
14:43GMT
November 20 1971 45 Portimao, Portugal Boat Ramp on Mahury River, French Guina
13 Niall Bates Ireland June 5 1976 40
14  Clement Mas France August 6 1991 25 +212d
the youngest person on this route
15 Colin Blears Australia June 8 1980 36

 

16

Ralph  Tuijn NL

Dec 12 2017  12:46GMT

Feb 16 2018 6:55GMT November 20 1971 46 yrs 22 d Portimao, Portugal French Guyana

via Lanzarote
and
Minelo, Cape Verde

Chris Shirley UK 10 July 1983 34 yrs 155 d
Duncan Roy 16 August 1990 27yrs 118 d
Danny O'Brien Ireland 06 Feb 1990 27 yrs 309 d
Neal Marsh UK 08 October 1968 49 yrs 65 days