"To those at sea..."
the third toast
|Rowers lost at sea|
During one of my trips with
Peter Bird and Kenneth F Crutchlow we were in Russia obtaining official
permission from the city council of Vladivostok, Russia, for Peter to row from Vladivostok
to San Francisco. One of our hosts, Vladimir Maltsev, a former executive involved with
Russian shipping, would always offer the third toast at different gatherings we attended
with, " To those at sea..."
Tom Lynch American Coordinator of the Ocean Rowing Society Int.
|ROW #||OCEAN ROWED||FIRST NAME||SURNAME||COUNTRY||BOAT||MILES||DEPART||LOST||DAYS AT SEA||FROM|
|1||Atlantic W to E (pair)||David||Johnstone||GB||Puffin||1432||21/05/66||03/09/66||
-last log entry
|Virginia Beach, VA. USA|
|2||Atlantic W to E (solo)||Kenneth||Kerr||GB||Bass Challenger||~2100||21/05/80||after16/09/80||119? days||Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada|
|3||Atlantic W to E (solo)||Andrew||Wilson||GB||Nautica||-||25/06/80||-||-||St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada|
|4||Atlantic E to W (solo)||Eugene||Smurgis||Russia||Max-4||755||29/09/93||19/11/93||52 days||London, England|
|5||Pacific W to E (solo)||Peter||Bird||GB||
|1400||27/03/96||03/06/96||69 days||Nakhodka. Russia, Far East|
|6||Atlantic W to E (solo)||Nenad||Belic||USA||LUN||2618||11/05/01||30/09/01||151 days||Cape Cod,USA|
|7||Atlantic E to W(team of eight)||Mike||Johnson||Zimbabwe||Toby Wallace||29/01/16||15/02/16||19 days||Gran Canaria, Spain|
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