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Arrivals in 2015: (click on the name)

"Toby Wallace"

Rames Guyane 2014

Charlotta Norén

Alan Lau

Emilio Hernández Carmona &
José González García


Simon Chalk & Semen Deyak

Avalon

Abraham Levy

Vladimir Maximov

Sam Greatrex, Tara Adams, Jim Alsford, Nicholas Sen & Ralph Tuijn

James Ketchell & Ashley Wilson(1)

 Erden Eruc & Kendon Glass

Sonya Baumstein

James Ketchel & Ashley Wilson (2)

Emma Mitchell, Isabel Burnham, Laura Penhaul and Natalia Cohen

Tom Rainey & Lawrence Walters

 Tom Hudson & Pete Fletcher

Sarah Outen

Fanch Landron & Olivier Bouchevreau

 John & Rob Eustace

John Bee

 

 

 

  John Beeden (GB)

       

 

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has completed his row across the Pacific E-W solo from North America to Australia in a bid to row from continent to continent non-stop.


Left Horseshoe Bay, San Francisco, CA.  USA on June 1,  2015 at 05:50GMT (10:50pm May 31, 2015  PDT)

Arrived to Cairns, Australia on December 27, 2015 at 03:00GMT
  

The first  person to row across the Pacific solo was Peter Bird (1982-1983)

John Beeden became the tenth person to row across the
Pacific E-W solo
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the fifth person to row across the Pacific E-W solo non-stop,
nbsp;the third person to row across the Pacific E-W solo non-stop from continent to continent (after Jim Shekhdar 2000-2001 and Fedor Konyukhov 2013-2014)
the second person to row the Pacific E-W solo non-stop from continent to continent, mainland to mainland,

the first person to row across the Pacific E-W from North American continent to Australian continent (
7021 miles as the crow flies)
solo non-stop from mainland to mainland.

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 Fedor Konyukhov is so far the only person to row across the Pacific E-W solo non-stop and unsupported
from continent to continent, mainland to mainland
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Concon, Chile, South America to Mooloobala, Australia, 8146 miles as the crow flies)

 


   John & Rob Eustace (UK)

       

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Team of father and son Eustace Row have undertaken an attempt to row the Atlantic from East to West, from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board 2HOPES
Rob  has already rowed across the Atlantic E-W - in the Atlantic Rowing Race 2005 (in pair with Peter Williams )  and Mid-Pacific E-W solo (2014)

Departed from Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria on December 3, 2015 at 8:40GMT 
Due to medical problem decided to abort the attempt and landed in El Hierro on Dec 7, 2015 at 13:30GMT
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   Fanch Landron & Olivier Bouchevreau (Reunion) 

 

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have rowed across an Indian Ocean route -  from Reunion to the Island of Saint-Marie off the coast of Madagascar, a distance of 400 nautical miles, on board their ocean rowboat Otrouble.

Departed from Marina of Saint-Gilles-les-Bains, Reunion Island on October 18, 2015 at 8:00GMT
Completed their row on October 30 2015

 

    Sarah Outen (GB)

 
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undertook an attempt to row the Atlantic W-E from Cape Cod to England as the final leg of her "Circumnavigation of the Northern Hemisphere under human power - London 2 London" project. She left London on April 1st, 2011, travelling by bicycle, kayak and rowboat, and her journey has included rowing mid-Pacific W-E, from Japan to Aleutian Islands (off the coast of Alaska).


Left Chatham, Cape Cod, USA on May 14, 2015 at 13:45GMT (9:45 EDT) 
On October 3, 2015  Sarah was picked up by a ship heading back to North America
She has been forced to abort her Atlantic row due to impending severe weather conditions.
Her website reports she has had to abandon her boat Happy Socks

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   Tom Hudson (GB) & Pete Fletcher  (Australia)

 

 

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are rowing the Atlantic W-E from New York  to mainland Britain  on board Macpac Challenger.
 


Left Gateway Marina, New York, USA  on May 21, 2015 at 00:47GMT (May 20, 2015 at 20:47 EDT)

 

Arrived to Falmouth, UK on August 27, 2015 at 11:12GMT (time t.b.c.)

Congratulations on The World Record -
 
The Longest Distance Rowed in 24hrs !

which was achieved between June 12, 23:00GMT and June 13, 23:00GMT
and is
216.24 km / 134.37 miles / 116.76 nautical miles
 

Record Holders of the Longest Distance Rowed in 24 Hours

 

   Tom Rainey & Lawrence Walters (GB)

       

 

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Ocean Valour Team have rowed the Atlantic West-East from New York (USA) to Salcombe (UK).


Departed from North Cove Marina, Battery Park, Manhattan, New York 
on May 3, 2015 at 14:33GMT (10:33EDT)

 

Arrived to Salcombe on August 4, 2015 at 15:53GMT

Congratulations on  becoming the youngest team to row the Atlantic West to East
and
the first Team of Two to row to Mainland
Britain non-stop

Congratulations on new record of longest distance covered in 24hrs -

208 km 
(112,52 nautical miles)

 
 
 

Livar Nysted, Bergleif Brimvík, Fróđi Magnussen, Ingi a Torgarđi, Jakup Jacobsen,
Jogvan Clementsen, Niclas Olsen, Ove Heinesen, Petur Kari Funding & Sjurđur Gullbein
(all Faroe Islands)


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Team of Ten skippered by Livar Nysted have completed their row  from  Thurso, Scotland to Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, a distance of 260 miles (420 km)(226 nautical miles) on board Avalon to become the first team to row along this route as part of the expedition Scotland - Faroes - Scotland. The second leg of the expedition will be the return route from Tórshavn to Thurso. This will be led by Leven Brown with a mixed team.

Left Scrabster Harbour, Thurso, Scotland on July 25, 2015 at 4:22GMT 
 
Rowed back and landed at
Stromness Harbour in Orkney on July 29, 2015 at 15:00GMT
to drop off a team memeber
and to wait for weather window
to continue.
Continued their row on July 31, 2015
Arrived
in Gamlarćtt, Faroe Islands on August 3, 2015


 


 

NOMAN Row to End HPV

Barcelona to Ibiza and Ibiza to Barcelona
July 2015
Run by New Ocean Wave

 

 
Emma Mitchell, Isabel Burnham, Laura Penhaul and Natalia Cohen (GB)    

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have rowed the first leg, Mid-Pacific, of their row across the Pacific E-W from Long Beach, California to Cairns, Australia on board Doris to become the first all-female crew to row across the Pacific.

Left San Francisco on April 20, 2015 at 9:15GMT
On May 6, 2015 at 3:00GMT landed in Santa Barbara for repairs after
15 days 17hrs 45 min at sea

Left Santa Barbara on May 13, 2015 at 04:00GMT (May 12, 2015 at 21:00PDT)

Arrived to Ala Wai Boat Harbour, Honolulu, Hawaii  on July 20, 2015 at 5:30GMT (July 19, 2015 19:30 local time)
after 68 days 1h 30 min at sea
 
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 James Ketchell & Ashley Wilson (UK)

       

 

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undertook their second attempt to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Mauritius on board James Lewis in a bid to become the fastest pair on this route.
Left Geraldton, WA. on July 3, 2015 at 5:30GMT
The row stopped due to adverse weather conditions 250 miles away from Geraldton.
Rescued on July 8, 2015 at 5:00GMT

    Sonya Baumstein (USA)

       

 

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undertook an attempt to row the Pacific Ocean from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco on board Icha in bid to become the first female to row across the Pacific  solo non-stop and the first female to row across the Pacific W-E.


Left Choshi, Japan on June 7, 2015 at 8:30GMT
Ended her row because of expected bad weather. Was rescued on June 13, 2015 at 08:00GMT.

 

 Erden Eruc (Turkey) & Kendon Glass (Australia)

       

 

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made an attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean W-E  from New York City to Portugal, and then (in pair with Mark Gasson, GB/Australia)  - Mediterranean Sea toward Anzac Cove near Gallipoli in Turkey, to pay tribute to Turkish, Australian and New Zealand soldiers who died in the Dardanelles during the Great War.


Left from North Cove Marina in Manhattan New York, USA on
May 23, 2015 at 16:00 GMT (12:00 EDT)

Due to unfavorable weather forecast  took decision to  call off the crossing this season

Disappointment reins, however we still have a boat and our lives to row another season. We delivered the boat to Shinnecock Inlet in style as responsible seamen without calling for tow or assistance, - Erden  


 

 James Ketchell & Ashley Wilson (UK)

       

 

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undertook an attempt to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Geraldton, WA. to Mauritius on board James Lewis in a bid to become the fastest pair on this route.

Left Geraldton, WA. on May 18, 2015 at  04:34GMT (12:34 local time) 
On May 19, 2015 took a tow to return due to partial electrical brake down.
Intend to re-start after the repair

 

Sam Greatrex, Tara Adams,  Jim Alsford, Nicholas Sen (all GB) & Ralph Tuijn (Netherlands)

 
 

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Team of Five have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from continental Europe to West Indies, from Lagos, Portugal to Cedros, Trinidad and Tobago on board Nelson -
the distance of 3790 miles (6100 km) (3295 nm) at average speed 2.625 knots
 

Left Lagos, Portugal  on January 26, 2015 at 12:00GMT
Arrived in Cedros, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago on March 19, 2015 at 18:00GMT (t.b.c.)

 
 

 Vladimir Maximov (Russia)

       

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has completed his row across the Atlantic E-W from Lisbon, Portugal to Barbados on board a custom-built Rossiter Rowing Boats'  Solaris.

Left Lisbon, Portugal on November 16, 2014. at 09:30GMT
At 11:30GMT March 15, 2015 crossed the longitude of the North Point of Barbados.

The Lady Joy with Derek and Dustin Edwards aboard and The Lady B' Good  with Thomas Herbert
went out to sea to assist Vladimir

Arrived in Port St Charles on March 15, 2015 at 13:47GMT (9:47am local time)
 


 

 Abraham Levy (Mexico)

       

 

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has completed his row across the Atlantic E-W and Caribbean Sea solo from  Mainland Spain to Mexico on board Cascarita 

Left Huelva, Spain on October 21, 2014 at 15:15GMT
Stopped over in San Sebastian de La Gomera at 08:00GMT on November 10, 2014.
Resumed his row at 15:00GMT on December 2, 2014
Stopped over at English Harbour, Antigua on January 29, 2015 at 4:21 GMT

Resumed the row on February 13, 2015
Arrived to Cancun, Mexico on March 14, 2015 at 16:47GMT
 

 

Leven Brown - Skipper (GB), Thato Mabeline (South Africa), Julie Dunne (GB/Ireland), Don Lennox & James Robins (GB), Caetano Altafin (GB/Brazil), Stuart Connacher & Nikki Brown(GB)

 
   
     

 

     

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Team of Eight have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board a Rossiter's Avalon


Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on January 20, 2015 at 23:30GMT
Arrived in PSC Barbados on March 5, 2015 at 11:25GMT

 

 Semen Deyak (Russia) & Simon Chalk (UK)

       
 
 

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undertook an attempt to row  the Atlantic east to west from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board Sevlush.
It had  to be the 10th ocean row for ocean rower Simon and the first one for an experienced adventurer - mountaineer, polar explorer and yachtsman Semen.

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria  on March 1, 2015 at 10:00GMT
Towed back to Puerto Mogan due to steering problem on March 2, 2015 


Left Puerto Mogan on March 3, 2015 at 10:00GMT
Returned to Puerto Mogan at 11:00GMT

 

  Emilio Hernández Carmona & José González García (Spain)

       
 
 

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have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from Tenerife to Martinique on board Southern Cross (Cruz del Sur)

Left Adeje, Tenerife on December 16, 2014 at 08:25GMT
Arrived in
Sainte Anne/Le Marin , Martinique on February 13, 2015 at 07:30GMT

   Alan Lau  (GB)

       

 

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completed his row across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board an ocean rowboat "Curryfishball".

Departed Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria on Sunday  December 7, 2014 at 08.05 GMT
Made landfall in Fryers Well Point  Bay, Barbados on January 30, 2015 at 18:10GMT  

 

   Charlotta Norén (Sweden)

       

 

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undertook another attempt to row solo across the Atlantic E-W from El Hierro, Canary Islands to Dominica, Caribbeans on board BLIMKA.

Left Marina La Restinga, El Hierro on January 6, 2015 at 05:34GMT

Due to health problem took decision to abort the attempt.
Rescued by a sail boat
The row was over on January 24, 2015 at 16:25GMT

 

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18 solo entrants in the Ocean Rowing Race  "Rames Guyane 2014" , - started their row across  the Atlantic E-W from Dakar, Senegal to Cayenne, French Guiana along the route Trade Winds II

Race started on October 18, 2014 at 11:00GMT
The last rower, Gerard Marie crossed the finish line on January 10, 2015 at 23:10GMT

 

 

 Simon Chalk - skipper (GB), Noel Watkins (NZ), Roland Burr,  John Farndale, Stephen Harpin, Oliver Waite, Jeremy Webb (GB)

 

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Team of Seven on board Toby Wallace have completed their row across the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados.
 


Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on November  24, 2014 at 21:59GMT 
Arrived to Port St. Charles, Barbados on January 3, 2015 at 21:20GMT  (5:20pm local time)

Congratulations
on setting new 24-hour distance speed record , which is
192.4km (103.88nm).

Previously the fastest two recorded 24-hr distance records were:
 La Mondiale, 2008 at a distance of 189 km (102 nm)
and
 Artemis on the North Atlantic, 2010 at a distance covered of 189.9 km (103 nm)

 

Congratulations to Simon Chalk on his 9th successful ocean row !

 

 

 

 

 

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