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OCEAN ROWING RECORDS 2015 

SUBMITTED TO GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

 

Correction:  to the list of "The youngest and the oldest ocean rowers and teams":
 

The youngest Team of Four to row any ocean are Adam Wolley, Greg Symondson, Hugo Turner & Ross Turner (all UK, average age 23 years old or 8,400.5 days at the start of the row), who travelled across the Atlantic East-West from La Gomera to Barbados in 41days 23 hrs 34 min  between 5 December 2011 - 16 January 2012 on board Atlantic 4.

 
New Records:

The longest distance rowed non-stop by a team on the Atlantic  is 3790 miles (6100 km) (3300 nautical miles),  travelled by Ralph Tujin (Netherlands), Sam Greatrex, Tara Adams, Jim Alsford & Nicholas Sen (all UK) on route Atlantic East-West  from Lagos, Portugal to Cedros,Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago in 52 days 6 hrs  between 26 January - 19 March 201on board Nelson

 

The Longest Distance Rowed in 24hrs is 216.24 km / 134.37 miles / 116.76 nautical miles covered by Tom Hudson (UK) & Pete Fletcher  (Australia) on the Atlantic W-E route from New York, USA to Falmouth, UK between 23:00GMT12 June  - 23:00GMT June 13 2015  on board Macpac Challenger
 

The youngest team to row the Atlantic West-East are Tom Rainey & Lawrence Walters (UK), average age 23 years 215 days at the start, who travelled from New York, USA to Salcombe, UK  in 93 days  01 hrs  20 min between 3 May - 4 August 2015 on board Ocean Valour

 

The first Team of Two to row the Atlantic W-E to Mainland Britain non-stop are Tom Rainey & Lawrence Walters (UK), who travelled  from New York, USA to Salcombe, UK  in 93 days  01 hrs  20 min between 3 May - 4 August 2015 on board Ocean Valour

 
The fastest crossing time for solo on route Mid-Pacific East-West  is 52 days 13 hrs 17 min, achieved by Rob Eustace (UK) who rowed from San Francisco, CA. USA to Hilo, Hawaii between 1 June - 23 July 2014 on board 2 Hopes
 

 
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The list is not final - we hope for more records to follow  !

 
 

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