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The ORS Int. is the official adjudicator of ocean rowing records for Guinness World Records

 

 

Kenneth Frank Crutchlow
 
the Founder and the President
of the The Ocean Rowing Society Int. 1983-2016

 (Bio)

March 18, 1944 -  January 17, 2016

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   Bryce Carlson announces his row across The Atlantic W-E solo 


 
A list of World Records, submitted by the ORS Int. to the GWR in 2017 - 18  

 

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Calendar of ocean rows in   2018  ●  2019


NOW AT SEA

 

Isaac Giesen (NZ), Jógvan Clementsen, Niclas Olsen,
Jákup Jacobsen (all Faroe Islands)

       

 

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Jogvan Niclas Jakup    

Team of Four on board Saga have restarted their row (started in Team of Six) of the Atlantic E-W from Portimao, Portugal to Florida, USA via Cuba to become the first team to row from Europe to Cuba and North America.
 

Left Portimao, Portugal  on February 10, 2018 at 11:34GMT
Made a stop-over for repairs in Las Palmas, Cran Canaria  on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:50GMT
Being as two crew members  - Alex Dumbrava and Edmund Berg - had to leave the project,
the team will go on in Four


Left Las Palmas, Cran Canaria on March 12, 2018 at 12:52GMT

 

 

 

ON STANDBY


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Calendar of ocean rows in  2018


 

Ness Knight (UK)

 

Duncan Hutchison ( Scotland) 

is aiming to become the first female to row the Pacific solo non-stop from East to West, from San Francisco, USA to Sydney, Australia - continent to continent.
The departure is scheduled for May 2018.
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intends to embark on a challenge to complete a 3,500 mile solo row across the Atlantic W-E from New York to Lochinver (North West Scotland), in a self-built clinker style skiff converted for ocean rowing. The departure is planned for May 201 8
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Lia Ditton (UK)

 

Andras Bakos (Hungary) &
 Erik Harrewijn (NZ)

is preparing to row the North Pacific E-W from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco, USA.
The departure is scheduled for May 2018
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intend to row the Atlantic W-E from New York to Paris non-stop on board a trimaran style ocean rowboat Samson. The departure is planned for Summer 2018


Non-stop endurance rowing race around Britains coast

2,000 miles

From Tower Bridge to Tower Bridge

Starts on June 1st, 2018

 

Charlie Martell  (GB)

   

Jacob Adoram (USA) 

is going to undertake another attempt to row across the Pacific W-E solo, from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco on board Blossom
The departure is planned for Summer 2018
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intends to row the Pacific E-W solo in a purpose built ocean rowboat (currently under construction) from Washington State to Northeast Australia.
The departure is planned for Summer 2018


Stian Aker & Rune Malterud (Norway)

 

 

   

Robin Buttery, James Plumley, Darren 'Billy' Taylor &
 Barry Hayes (all UK)
 

Norwegian adventurers (winners of the First Race to South Pole 2008/099) plan to row the Atlantic W-E from New York, USA to England, retracing the route of Harbo&Samuelsen,  on board a purpose-built boat in less than 55 days.
The departure is scheduled for June 6,  2018

 

a Team of Four Indian Ocean Row 18 are going to row the Indian Ocean E-W from Exmouth, WA. to Port Louis, Mauritius on board Rannoch ocean rowing boat and set a speed record for an open-class Four. Current speed record for Classic Four, set by Tiny Dancer in 2014 is 71 days 14h 51min, av. speed 2.07 knots.
The departure is planned for June 2018
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 Poldy van Lynden &
Robert McArthur (UK)

 

Gavan Hennigan (Ireland)

are going to row the Arctic Ocean Open Waters from Tromso, Norway to Svalvard as a part of their human powered expedition, which includes a run from London to Dover, a swim across the English Channel, a cycle from Calais to Tromso and finally a row to Longyearbyen, Svalbard. The start of the expedition is planned for June 15, 2018.
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having successfully finished his solo row across the Atlantic E-W, intends to embark on the Atlantic W-E solo row from the NY Area, with the arrival to his native city of Galway, Ireland.
The departure, which had been planned for Summer 2017, was postponed till Summer 2018 due to back injury

     

Bryce Carlson (USA) 

     

intends to row solo across the North Atlantic west to east route 'From Canada' - from St.John's, Newfoundland to Penzance, UK on board a purpose-built open-class boat Lucille.
The start is scheduled for June 2018.
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Run by New Ocean Wave
Pairs and Fours
from Monterey, California
to Diamond Head, O’ahu, Hawaii

                                                                               Start is scheduled for June 2018



 

Race across the Atlantic Ocean from West to East

ORGANISED BY AVENTURA SPORTS GROUP LTD.
Pairs and Fours

from Newport, Rhode Island, USA

to Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK

Start is scheduled for June 24, 2018

 

John Wilson & Ricky Reina (UK)

 

Olly Hicks (GB)

The Atlantic Avengers are going to row the Atlantic east to west from Europe following the 2nd voyage of Columbus from Cadiz to Antigua and hoping to complete this in record time, weather depending!.
The departure is planned for November 2018

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is preparing to circumnavigate the Southern Hemisphere W - E solo and unsupported. The Global Row voyage encompasses all of the world's major Oceans, covering over 18,000 nautical miles, and will take approximately 18-22 months
The departure from Tasmania is
planned for December 2018


 

An annual race across the Atlantic E - W

La Gomera, Canary Islands
- Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 201818

  Race entrants                    ● 

 



Calendar of ocean rows in  2019

 

 

Lee Frank Spencer (UK)

 

 

 

former Royal Marines Commando and Guinness World Record holding ocean rower is going to row the Atlantic E-W solo from Gibraltar to Venezuela to become the first physically disabled person to row any ocean solo from continent to continent. The start is planned for January 2019
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Ralph Tuijn, skipper (Dutch), Mahee Blais-Bernatchez (Canada), Damien Cornet (France), Niklas Persson (Sweden), 5th TBA
are going to row the Atantic E-W from Europe to South America, from Portimão,
Portugal to Cayenne, French-Guyana.
The departure is scheduled in March 201
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Neil Blackeby, Daryl Farmer, Sean McGuigon, Andy Warner, Stephen Murphy (all UK) & Mike Matson (USA)
are going to row The Atlantic W-E from New York to mainland UK.
The departure is planned for late Spring 2019

   
     
     

 

An annual race across the Atlantic E - W

La Gomera, Canary Islands
- Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda
Organized by Atlantic Campaigns
Starts on December 201918

  Race entrants              

 

 


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