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 2011

Rows in 2011:
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Sara G
Hallin Marine

Big Blue
Matthew & Chris Cleghorn
Kamel Chaabane
Victor Mooney
Britannia III
Progress, Amigo
Rob Eustace
Erden Eruc

Roz Savage
Keith Whelan
 
Sean Moriarty
Commando Joe
Serge Jandaud
Indian Runner 4
Indian Runner II
Roz Savage
 
 

Click here to go to "Bulletin board 2010-11" page >>>

 

 

 

 

Brothers Kieran and Shaun Sweeney (GB) made an attempt to pedal the Atlantic from Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria to Barbados onboard their one-of-a-kind human powered ocean pedal craft the “Lydia Rose”. For details >>>

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on December 8th 2011 at 12:10GMT. Due to technical failure returned for repairs later at night
Plan to restart on January 25th 2012
Due to personal circumstances Shaun Sweeney has retired and Callum McDonald will take his place.

 
 

 

July 10, 2011: ocean rowboat "Carpe Diem" left Vaxholm, Sweden, skippered by Thomas Siösteen, who intended to row solo the whole way from his native Vaxholm to Venice, Italy, via Germany - the Netherlands - France (canals)- Marseille - Italy- Sicily.
After spending almost four months onboard his boat, returned home in November, finishing his journey in Germany.
Click here to see the most recent pictures from the journey >>> 
 December 2011

 

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Oceanrower Sarah Outen (Indian E-W 2009) is attempting to circumnavigate the Northern Hemisphere under her own power - by ocean rowboat, bike and kayak. The expedition "London to London Via the World" will include rowing the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans. The aim is to make a continuous journey without returning home for the duration of the expedition (estimated 2.5 years) 

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Left London from
Tower Bridge on April 1st 2011 at 12:00GMT
Arrived at the British Embassy in Tokyo on November 14th 2011 at 12:30JST - local time (3:30GMT) -
7.5 months and 18,700km of pedalling and paddling since Tower Bridge, this first leg is now complete
 


Roz Savage (GB)        
 

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after successful crossings of the Atlantic E-W (2006) and the Pacific E-W (2008 - 10) solo, has undertaken an attempt to row the Indian Ocean in her ocean rowboat Sedna to become the first woman to row three oceans.
 

Left Geraldton on April 30th 2011 at 2:15GMT (10am local time),
made a "pit stop" at
Abrolhos Islands for repairs on May 2nd,
relaunched from Abrolhos Islands, WA.  on May 4th 2011

Finished in Mauritius on October 4th 2011 at 6:27GMT

Congratulations to Roz on becoming
The First Woman and The First British to Row Three Oceans !!!

 

 

Congratulations to Jock Wishart and his crew of Old Pulteney
on completing their extraordinary row to the Magnetic North Pole !!!
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May 14, 2011: Oceanrower Erden Eruc (the first person to row three oceans) continues the Human Powered Circumnavigation expedition; he has completed his Mozambique-Namibia bicycle stage which  included climbing the highest point in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro.  Reached Luderitz, Namibia  on August 23, 2011.  To track this journey click here >>>

 


Ikuo Tateo (Japan)        
 

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has undertaken his third attempt (2004, 2008) to row the Pacific Ocean in his bright red-coloured ocean rowboat Eolia (which means “the goddess of the winds”. It is an old-style Japanese one-oar boat) to become the first Japanese and the oldest person (70) to row an ocean.
Mr Tateo already holds a few records in long-distance offshore rowing. In 2000, Tateo took a 20-foot sailing boat around the world in 288 days, taking the record for one of the the smallest boat, and making Tateo (then 59) the oldest Japanese to complete the voyage, as well.
 

On the morning of June 16, 2011 Tateo set out from Newport Harbour, California, USA
headed to Hawaii, a mid-stop on his way to Japan


Arrived at Hawaii Yacht Club's Aloha Dock, Friday, August 12th, at approx. 6:30 PM
 

Ben Stenning & James Adair (GB)
On August 14, 2011 Team 'Indian Runner II'  successfully completed Indian Ocean Race 2011.

Left Geraldton, WA. on April 21st 2011 at 6:30GMT
Landed at the Hotel Preskil, Mauritius on August 14, 2011 at 14:15GMT
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James Kayll, Edward Wells, Oliver Wells and Tom Kelly (GB)
On July 6, 2011 Team 'Indian Runner 4'  successfully completed Indian Ocean Race 2011.

Left Geraldton, WA. on April 21st 2011 at 6:30GMT
Landed
at Grand Baie Yacht Club, Mauritius on July 6, 2011 at approx. 12:00GMT (t.b.c.)
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Serge Jandaud (France)        
 

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After rowing the Pacific Ocean from Peru to Wallis Island (the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands) in 2010, has resumed his row to Australia.

On May 29, 2011  departed from Wallis Island
towed by a motorboat. After 1h30min of tow, that took them to get to the west passage in the coral reef surrounding the island, the boat was cast off amid the applause of those who accompanied "Clinique Pasteur Toulouse" (aka "Connétable" 2004).

On June 25, 2011  arrived to Vanuatu Islands. The details to follow


On June 8th 2011 at 10:15GMT Serge Jandaud was added to the exclusive list of 19 ocean rowers
who spent totally more than 250 days at sea;
he became the 20th member of the Ocean Rowing Club
  "250 +"
 
Club "250 +" - the longest total time at sea
 

      Mark Waterson, Dave Hartley, John Mollison, Pete Rowlands (GB) 

       

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Varying members of the Commando Joe Team have previously raced to the Magnetic North Pole, rowed across the North Atlantic Ocean and ran the Gobi Desert Ultra Marathon and now are undertaking their latest challenge - they are attempting to row unsupported and non stop around Great Britain

Departed from Scarborough Marina on June 6th 2011 at 5:40GMT (6:40BST)  
On June 12th 2011 due to unforeseen circumstances Commando-Joe have had to cancel their around GB Row.


Sean Moriarty (Ireland)         
 

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undertook an attempt to row the Atlantic West to East solo, from Newfoundland, Canada to Kerry, Ireland in his boat "Positive Outcome".

Left St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada on June 11th 2011 at 15:30GMT
Returned to the Start point on June 13th 2011 at approx. 12:00GMT (t.b.c.) Details to follow

Keith Whelan (Ireland)         
 

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has undertaken the second attempt to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Mauritius to become the First Irish to row the Indian Ocean and the youngest male ocean rower (30 years and 2 month old at the start of the row)  to complete it solo.

 Was towed from Geraldton, WA. to North Abrohlos Island on May 24th (May 25th local time)  - his planned point of re-start
Restarted from Abrohols Island on June 4th 2011 at 00:00 (time t.b.c.)  
Was picked up, which required a diversion by a Japanese cargo vessel, 216 kilometres off Australia's east coast
Tuesday, June 7th 2011 after calling for help on his satellite phone.

Keith Whelan (Ireland)         
 

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undertook an attempt to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Mauritius to become the First Irish to row the Indian Ocean and the youngest male ocean rower (30 years and 2 month old at the start of the row)  to complete it solo.

 Departed from Geraldton, WA.  on May 7th 2011 at 04:24GMT, made a stop at one of Abrolhos Islands on May 11th 2011
Relaunched from Abrolhos Islands on May 12th 2011
Returned to Abrolhos Islands due to adverse weather on May 17th 2011
On May 19th returned to Geraldton and is planning to re-start at the end of the week 

Roz Savage (GB)        
 

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after successful crossings of the Atlantic E-W (2006) and the Pacific E-W (2008 - 10) solo, made an attempt to row the Indian Ocean in her ocean rowboat Brocade to become the first woman to row three oceans solo.

 Departed from Fremantle, WA.  on April 12th 2011 at 23:00GMT (April 13th 07:00 local time)
Returned for repairs on April 25th 2011

 

  Erden Eruç (Turkey)

       

 

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has resumed his row across the Indian Ocean to complete its final leg - from Madagascar to African mainland.

Left Mahajanga, Madagascar on March 26  2011 at 05:50GMT   (08:50 local time)
Landed in Cidade de Angoche, Mozambique at 22:00GMT on April 20th 2011
Congratulations to Erden on becoming the First person to row the  Indian Ocean
from mainland Australia to mainland Africa  !!!
 
 

Rob Eustace (GB)        

 

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after having completed the Atlantic row (Atlantic E-W, 2005-6), is now rowing solo from Geraldton, Western Australia to Mauritius in attempt to cross 3,700 miles of the Indian Ocean in his rowboat "2Hopes" to Support BLESMA & Help for Heroes.

Left Geraldton, WA. on Wednesday, April 13th 2011 at 03:15GMT (11:15 local time)
Row abandoned on April 15th 2011 - back to Geraldton, no restart. 
 


Victor Mooney (USA)

       
 

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After seven years of preparation, two unsuccessful attempts (during the 1st one his boat sank after 4 hours at sea and the second boat was abandoned during rescue of the rower  300 miles off the coast of Africa), several changes of departure ports, dates and years, Victor undertook his third attempt to row the Atlantic from Cape Verde to New York.


Left
Port of Mindelo, Cape Verde on Saturday, February 26 2011 at 7:30GMT
The row was aborted
 
when a short distance from the islands the vessel began to take on water.
For days he floated in an emergency raft until rescued by a merchant ship.
The merchant ship with Mooney as a passenger was headed for Brazil

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Ole Elmer (Canada) & Serge Roetheli (Switzerland)        

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Two friends and experienced adventurers - Ole Elmer (Atlantic E-W 2010 in team of two Boogie Woogie)  and  Serge Roethelid (ultra marathon "around the world in 5 years") have completed their row of the Atlantic E-W from La Gomera to Barbados in their boat Progress, Amigo.

Left La Gomera on February 2nd  2011 at 12:20GMT
Arrived in Barbados on April 5th 2011 at 18:02GMT


Kamel Chaabane (France)

       
 

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Made an attempt to row the Atlantic E to W solo in his rowing boat "Karukera" from La Palma, Canary Islands to Guadeloupe.


Left Tazacorte, La Palme on February 2 2011
On March 13 2011 an unidentified object hit the boat and broke the radar.
The rower was picked up by a cargo ship and the boat was abandoned.

 

Simon Chalk , Guy Griffiths, Ben Gothard, Mike Palmer,  Colin Gray, Anna Lewis, Roger Gould,  - GB;
Jonathan Paine (Antigua) , Dan Munier,  Suzanne Pinto, Beth O'Kain, - USA;  Jennifer Weterings (Canada),   Nabs El-Busaidy (Oman), Shaun Pedley (GB)
 
Beth O'Kain,USA
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In celebration of the first pairs row across the Atlantic E-W (Don and Geoff Allum,1971) team Britannia III have rowed the Atlantic from Gran Canaria to PSC, Barbados

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on January 31st 2011 at 12:04GMT
Arrived in Barbados on March 15th 2011 at 5:54GMT

ORS Int. congratulates Suzanne Pinto, who became
 the oldest female to row any ocean  (57years 10 months 27 days at the start of the row)

(Please note: Diana Hoff is the oldest woman to row an ocean solo - 55 years at the start)
 

 Comparative charts:     
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Matthew and Chris Cleghorn (GB)        
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Two brothers, former Royal Marines, have launched their Parkinson’s Atlantic Rowing Challenge, setting off from Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria in their ocean rowboat Papa Delta with intention to arrive at English Harbour in Antigua 41 days (or less) later.
 

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria at 12:00GMT on January 3rd 2011
Arrived in Antigua on  March 9th 2011 at 01:00GMT ( March 8th 21:00 local time)
 

 Angela Madsen (USA), skipper, David Davlianidze (Georgia), Ernst Fiby (Austria), Ryan Worth, Elizabeth Koenig, Aleksandra Klimas-Mikalauskas, Louise Graff (USA); Liam Flynn (GB);  Steve Roedde, Nigel Roedde, Dylan White, Zach Scher, Charles Wilkins, Sylvain Croteau (Canada); Tom Butscher (Canada/Switzerland), Margaret Bowling  (Australia)

Angela Madsen David Davlianidze (Georgia) Ernst Fiby (Austria) Ryan Worth (USA) Elizabeth Koenig (USA) Aleksandra Klimas-Mikalauskas (USA) Louise Graff (USA)

Steve Roedde (Canada) Nigel Roedde (Canada) Dylan White Zach Scher (Canada) Charles Wilkins (Canada) Sylvain Croteau (Canada) Tom Butscher (Canada/Switzerland)
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International crew of 16 highly motivated individuals, skippered by Angela Madsen have finished their row from Tarfaya, Morocco, to Barbados aboard Worlds largest ocean rowing catamaran Big Blue designed and built on Shelter Island, New York.

Left Tarfaya, Morocco on January 15th 2011 at 19:25GMT
Arrived at Port St Charles, Barbados on March 4th 2011 at  13:25GMT (9:25 local time)
 

 
World Record
Hallin Marine. Distance from Tenerife to Barbados - 2949 miles (4746 km) (2563 nautical miles)
Sara G . Distance from Tarfaya to Barbados       -     
3168 miles (5098 km) (2753
nautical miles)
Overall average speed of Hallin Marine   3.84 miles / hour
                   Overall average speed of Sara G             3.90 miles / hour (3.896 m/h)

At this pace Sara G would cover the distance between Tenerife and Barbados (the route of Hallin Marine)
 in 31 days 12 hours 55 minutes, i.e.
   10 hours 36 minutes faster than Hallin Marine. 
 

Matt Craughwell, skipper (GB),Thomas Cremona (Malta), Graham Carlin (GB), Rob Byrne (Ireland),  Adam Burke (Ireland) , Fiann Paul (Iceland)

Matt Craughwell, skipper (GB) Thomas Cremona (Malta) Graham Carlin (GB) Rob Byrne (Ireland) Adam Burke (Ireland)

Fiann Paul (Iceland)

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Crew of 6 on board
Sara G are rowing the Atlantic E - W from Tarfaya, Morocco to PSC, Barbados in attempt to break the current world record time set by Hallin Marine crew on February 7th 2011

In order to beat the World Speed Record of fastest row across the Atlantic E - W (Trade Winds Classic Route)
 the team should arrive to PSC Barbados not later than
February 8th 22:00GMT
Left Tarfaya, Morocco  at 13:30GMT on Wednesday, January 5th 2011

Arrived in PSC at 11:16GMT on February 8th 2011

Congratulations to the new World Record Holders
and winners of the Blue Riband Trophy

Sara G became the fastest boat in the history of ocean rowing !!!
 

 8.01 - 20.01.2011:  12 consecutive days covering over 100 miles in 24 hours (14:00GMT - 14:00GMT)
Previous best row : La Mondiale, 9 consecutive days ( 6 - 15 Dec 2007)
 
Overall average speed - 3.90 miles / hour (3.896 m/h)
 
6 Men, 1 Ocean, 2 World Records!  >>>
Press-Release
 
   Comparative charts:     
 Sara G
  vs Hallin Marine vs  La Mondiale

 

David Hosking, skipper, Chris Covey, Paddy Thomas, Naomi Hoogesteger,  Justin Johanneson and Jack Stonehouse (GB)

David Hosking, skipper Chris Covey Paddy Thomas Naomi Hoogesteger Justin Johanneson

Jack Stonehouse

 

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team of six is attempting to break the World Record for the fastest row across the Atlantic E-W in their trimaran Hallin Marine, hoping to make crossing from Tenerife to PSC, Barbados in under a month.
 
In order to beat the World Speed Record of fastest row across the Atlantic E - W (Trade Winds Classic Route)
the team should arrive to PSC Barbados not later than February 8th 15:48GMT
Left San Miguel Marina,  Tenerife, on Thursday, January 6th 2011  at  20:30GMT
Landed on PSC beach at 20:01GMT February 7th 2011

Overall average speed - 3.84 miles / hour
At this speed the distance from Gran Canaria to Barbados (route of the previous Speed Record Row)
 would be covered 
20h 14 minutes sooner than the time of La Mondiale in 2007-08, i.e.
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32 days 11h 16 min

Though the record of Hallin Marine has been beaten, she  will be written down
into the the list of the fastest ocean rowboats  as
a Boat - World Record Holder

 (no matter  how long it lasted)

  the Fastest Multihull Ocean Rowboat
 Fastest Ocean Rowboat on Route from Canary Islands to Caribbean
and the Fastest Mixed Crew
 


WORLD RECORD & MARRIAGE  PROPOSAL FOR TEAM HALLIN’S  ATLANTIC ROWERS! >>>

Photos of the Arrival >>>
 
 

 


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