Last update February 12,  2017

THE LONGEST INCOMPLETE ROWS
OF 50 AND MORE DAYS
(in chronological order of departure)

Compiled by the Oceanrowing.com
 

1 Atlantic W to E (pair) David Johnstone UK Puffin 1432 21/05/66 03/09/66 105 days - last log entry Virginia Beach, VA (USA) --- (Lost at Sea)
John Hoare

 

2 Atlantic W to E (pair) Don Allum UK QE3 1000 05/06/72 19/08/72 76 days St. Johns, Newfoundland (Canada) --- (Incomplete)
Geoff Allum 150 11/06/72 5 days Geoff rescued due to injury

 

3 Pacific E to W
(pair)
Patrick  Quesnel US Hawaiiki 1400  03/10/72 04/01/73 93 days Half Mooon Bay, California --- (Incomplete)
rescued by Coast Guard and taken to Seatle
John  Martineau 130 08/10/72 5 days

 

4 Atlantic W to E (solo) Kenneth Kerr UK Bass Conqueror
01/05/79 26/06/79 58 days
hours
St. John's, Newfoundland (Canada) --- (Incomplete)
5 Atlantic W to E (solo) Kenneth Kerr UK Bass Conqueror 2100 21/05/80 after16/09/80 119 days Corner Brook, Newfoundland (Canada) --- (Lost at Sea)

 

 

6 Atlantic W to E (solo) Guy Lemonier France Jacquet Enterprises
21/06/87 21/08/87 57 days Cape Cod, Mass. (USA) --- (Incomplete)
7 Atlantic W to E (solo) Frederic Guerin France Ramereve 1600 27/06/91 22/09/91 87 days Cape Cod, Mass. (USA) --- (Incomplete)
8 Atlantic E to W (solo) Eugene Smurgis Russia Max-4 755 29/09/93 19/11/93 52 days London (England) --- (Lost at Sea)
9 Pacific W to E (solo) Peter Bird UK Sector Two 6300 12/05/93 12/03/94 304 days Vladivostok (Russia) --- (Incomplete)
10 Pacific W to E (solo) Peter Bird UK Sector Two 1400 27/03/96 03/06/96 69 days Nakhodka (Russia) --- (Lost at Sea)

 

11 Atlantic E to W (solo) Peggy Bouchet France Sector No Limits 3000 10/03/98 28/05/98 79 days Port De Morgan (Canaria) --- (Incomplete)
Capsized. Rescued 120 miles from Guadeloupe
12 Atlantic W to E (solo) Tori Murden USA Sector No Limits American Pearl 3050 14/06/98 07/09/98 85 days Nag's Head, N. Carolina (USA) --- (Incomplete)
Boat abandoned, later recovered off Portugal.
13 Pacific E to W (solo) Andrew Halsey UK Brittany Rose 6700 15/07/99 05/04/00 266 days San Diego, CA (USA) --- (Incomplete)

 

14 Pacific W to E (solo) Joseph Le Guen France www.Keepitblue.com 1770 03/02/00 02/04/00 59 days Wellington (New Zealand) --- (Incomplete)

15

Indian E to W (solo) Mick Bird USA Reach 2267 20/09/00 24/11/00 65 days Thursday Island (Australia) Cilacap (Indonesia)
16 Pacific W to E (pair) Tim Welford GB Pacific Odyssey 5515 05/05/01 17/09/01 135 days Choshi (Japan) rescued
Dom Mee
17 Atlantic W to E (solo) Nenad  Belic USA LUN 2618 11/05/01 lost at sea
30/09/01
142 day Stage Harbour, Chatam, Cape Cod, Mass lost at sea

 

8 Atlantic E to W (pair) Norman Butler GB Spirit of Swindon 2916 08/10/01

29/12/01

82 days
12h 40min
San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Phil Scuntlebury 2827 20/12/01 73 days rescued due to 
health problem
19 Pacific E to W (Solo) Andrew Halsey GB Le Shark Brittany Rose 4111

November 25 2002
15:50 GMT

April 3 2003

129 days
2 h 5 m

Callao, Peru rescued

 

20 Pacific W to E (solo) Mick Dawson GB Mrs D's Viking Spirit 4139 May 6 2004 August 23 2004 109days 4h Choshi, Tokio, Japan

 (Incomplete) Boat capsized. Rescued by  ‘Hanjin Philadelphia’

 

21

Atlantic E to W (solo) Jo Le Guen France RAMES GUYANE - November 21 2006 January 8? 2007 50 days Saint Louis, Senegal incomplete

 

22

Indian E to W (pair Glenn Edwards Canada Atlantic Warrior 3450 March 24 2007 June 22 2007 89 days Fremantle, Australia -incomplete
John Williams GB 3935 July 10 2007 107 d 21hrs 30min Longitude of Rodriguez

 

22

Atlantic E to W (solo)

Bertrand DE GAULLIER France

Easy Dentici

-

March 8 2009 April 28 2009 51 days

Saint Louis, Senegal

incomplete

23

Atlantic E to W (solo)

Didier LEMOINE France Mercator II

-

March 8 2009 May 6 2009 58d

Saint Louis, Senegal

incomplete

24

Atlantic E to W (solo)

Henri-Georges HIDAIR Guyane Defi Nofrayane

-

March 8 2009 May 6 2009 58d

Saint Louis, Senegal

incomplete

 

25

Indian E to W (solo) Simon Prior GB

Old Mutual Endurance

April 19 2009 June 11 2009 53 days Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete

 

26 Atlantic E to W
 (pair)
Stuart Burbridge GB

Ocean Summit

January 4 2010 March 27 2010 82 days San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua

 Rob  Casserley March 13 2010 68 days

incomplete

 

27 Atlantic  E to W (four) Jordan Hanssen USA James Robert Hanssen 3075 January 23 2013 11:30GMT April 6 2013 73d Dakar, Senegal - incomplete, rescued
Pat Fleming
JameAdam Kreek Canada
Markus Pukonen

 

28 Atlantic E-W (solo) Harry  Culas France Cariacou Boto   October 18 2014  December 15 2014 58 days Saint Louis,  Senegal row incomplete
29 Atlantic E-W (solo) Patrice  Charlet France La Rebelle   October 18 2014  December 25 2014 68 days Saint Louis,  Senegal - row incomplete
30 Atlantic E-W (solo) Olivier  Ducap France Parrainez un enfant   October 18 2014  December 2?
2014
 70d ? Saint Louis,  Senegal - row incomplete
31 Atlantic E-W (solo) Olivier  Montiel France Grain De Poivre   October 18 2014  December 2? 2014  70d ? Saint Louis,  Senegal - row incomplete

 

32 Atlantic W - E (solo) Sarah Outen GB Happy Socks 2045 May 14, 2015
13:45GMT
October 3, 2015 142 days Chatham,Cape Cod, USA  -incomplete; rescued

 

33 Atlantic E - W
(pair)
Martin Cruickshank Croatia Fifty-Fifty 449 November 23 2015 13:45GMT January 19 2016 57 days Sagres, Portugal took a tow to Lanzarote due to adverse weather
Fenella McAlister UK

 

34 Atlantic W-E (solo) Stein Hoff Norway Fox II 2386 May 15 2016 12:00GMT August 6 2016 83 days 6hrs New York, NY. USA -incomplete, rescued

 

35 Atlantic E-W (Pair) Martin Cruickshank Croatia Fifty-Fifty 2010 Nov 29 2016 10:00GMT Feb 9 2017 72 days Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria -incomplete
rescued
Fenella McAlister UK

 

36 Pacific E-W
 (Solo)
Ruihan Yu China   2300 July 9 2017 23:16GMT Nov 9 2017 123 days Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA. incomplete, Rescued 50 km off the island of Maui, Hawaii

 


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