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Arrivals in 2017:
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 Romuald Kopersky
 József Orha
 Martin Cruickshank & Fenella McAlister
 Graham Walters

 Mike Burton
 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

 Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson (NZ) & Charlie   Smith
Ralph Tiujn , Niall Bates , Clement Mas & Colin Blears  

 


 Ralph Tiujn (Skipper. NL), Niall Bates (Ireland), Clement Mas (France) & Colin Blears (Australia)

   
 

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Four nation team have rowed the Atlantic E-W from Europe to South America, from Portugal to French Guiana, Cayenne on board Rose, in a bid to break the current speed record for this route, which is 50 days 10 hrs 36min
 

Left Portimao, Portugal on March 6, 2017 at 9:50GMT 
Landed at Boat Ramp on Mahury River, French Guina on April 23, 2017 at 14:43GMT
Atlantic E-W Rows from Europe Atlantic E-W Rows to Americas


 

   Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson (NZ) & Charlie Smith (GB)

   

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Grant is undertaking a Human Powered expedition "Rowing Home" -  from his current home in Singapore to his birthplace in Taranaki New Zealand, which  includes rowing from Singapore to Darwin (2600 miles), cycling from Darwin to Sydney and rowing across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand (1300 miles). on board his ocean rowboat Simpson's Donkey

UK-born Singapore-based Charlie Smith have joined Grant in rowing from Singapore to Darwin, Australia.

Set off from Singapore on 3 January 2017
Reached the safety of the crocodile-infested Darwin harbour on 21 March 2017 at 12:00
Ocean Rows to/from Australia and New Zealand

 

 

   Mike Burton (UK) 

       
 

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Rowed the Atlantic E-W in pairs with Tom Salt (2013/14),  has completed the Atlantic E-W solo  row from Gran Canaria to Antigua on board Storm Petrel built by Global Boat works.

 Set off from Puerto Rico Marina, Gran Canaria on January 10, 2017 at 9:00GMT
Arrived to Antigua at 13:40GMT on March 11, 2017
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   Graham Walters (UK)

       
 

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made an attempt to row the Atlantic E-W for the fifth time (the third time solo) on board a historic boat of Sidney Genders Khaggavisana (the first and only row from mainland Britain to Miami, USA.1969) to become the oldest person (69) to row any ocean solo and the only one to row the Atlantic E-W solo three times.
 

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria  on February 18, 2017 at 10:00GMT
Rescued, air-lifted on February 20, 2017

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   Martin Cruickshank (Croatia) & Fenella McAlister (UK)

       

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In 2015 undertook an attempt to row the Atlantic E-W from Sagres, Portugal to Barbados on board Fifty-Fifty. Due to adverse weather made a stop on the Canaries. In 2016 resumed their row across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria 
When successful they would become the first team of brother & sister,  and Martin - the first Croatian to row an ocean.


Departed from  Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria at 10:00GMT on November 29, 2016 
 On February 9, 2017 were picked up by a cargo ship Glyfada. Destination - Gibraltar. ETA - 18th February  


   József  Orha (Hungary)

       
 

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has rowed a leg of the Atlantic E-W solo from Lagos, Portugal to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, on his way to Antigua  on board a custom-built 6.9 m long boat Spartan. The boat was built by Hungarian ocean rower and creator of Fire Ant - Gábor Rakonczay

Left  Lagos, Portugal on December 11, 2016 at 11:00GMT
Stopped over in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria on January 24 2017 at 20:17GMT

Intends to resume his row in Autumn 2017

 


12 crews started their row at/after 9:30GMT on December 14, 2016

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La Gomera, Canary Islands - Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda


 

TEAM ROWERS CLASS ARRIVAL TIME/SPEED  
LATITUDE 35 Jason Caldwell &
Matthew Brown (USA),
 Angus Collins &
Alex Simpson (UK)
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Four
19 Jan 2017 01:03 GMT 35 days 14 hrs 3 min
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2.986 knots
The fastest Four to row the Atlantic E-W
ROW FOR JAMES Rory Buchanan,
Harry Wentworth-Stanley,
Toby Fenwicke-Clennell &
Sam Greenly (UK)
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Four
22 Jan 2017 16:15 GMT 39 days, 4 hrs 14 min
Average speed
2.71 knots
 
SOULO GAV Gavan Hennigan Concept
Solo
01 Feb 2017 23:52 GMT 49 days, 11 hrs 37 min  
AMERICAN OARSMEN Mike Matson,David Alviar,
Brian Krauskopf
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02 Feb 2017 01:59 GMT 49 days, 14 hrs 4 min 1. The First Trio to row the Atlantic;
2. The Fastest Trio to row the Atlantic E-W
FACING IT Stuart Connacher,Charl Gale,
Wayne Johnson
Classic Trio 03 Feb 2017 12:43 GMT 51 days, 1hr 8min t.b.c.. The fastest Trio in classic category to row the Atlantic E-W
FRESH DENTAL CHALLENGE Justin Marney,
Azud Irshad
Classic Pair 03 Feb 2017 23:36 GMT 51 days, 11 hrs t.b.c.  
A-ADVENTURES Andy Styles, Andrew Cameron, Andy Sacker Classic Trio 05 Feb 2017 14:08 GMT 53 days, 3 hrs t.b.c.  
ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR Sarah Hornby, Kate Hallam, Becky Charlton,
Charlie Best
Concept Four 08 Feb 2017 01:04 GMT 55 days, 13 hrs 34min  
HOPLEY Elaine Hopley Concept Solo 12 Feb 2017 07:23 GMT 59 days 19hrs 14 min The first female to row the Atlantic E-W in an open-class Solo
32° NORTH John & Kurt Schwartz Concept Pair 3 March 2017 20:43GMT 79 days 11hrs t.b.c.  
ROWERS ARK Daryl Farmer Classic Solo 21 March 2017 01:20GMT 96 days 13 hrs  

 


  Romuald Koperski (Poland)

       
 

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has completed his row across the Atlantic E-W solo from the Canaries to the Caribbean Islands on board Pianist. This row was planned to be followed by a future row across the Pacific Ocean W-E, from Japan to the North American coast.

Departed from Las Gallatas, Tenerife on October 31, 2016 at 14:50GMT
Arrived to Scarborough, Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago)  on January 16, 2017 at 19:10UTC 


Congratulations on becoming the First Polish to row any ocean !
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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