Updated July 2017

Atlantic Ocean Crossings West - East from Canada*
As Compiled by Oceanrowing.com

* - including French territory Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Historic Oceanrows -

 

Modern Day Oceanrows -  

 

 

S  T  A  T  I  S  T  I  C  S
TOTAL ATTEMPTS 21
ROWS COMPLETED 10
ROWS INCOMPLETE 11
IN PROGRESS 0
   
ROWERS LOST AT SEA 2

ROWS FROM CANADA - COMPLETED
SOLO

 # FIRST NAME SURNAME COUNTRY BOAT MILES DEPART ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO
1 Tom McClean GB Super Silver 1680 17/05/69 27/07/69 71 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada Blacksod Bay (Ireland)
2 Tom McClean GB Skoll 1080 1732 16/06/87 10/08/87 55 days
the fastest assisted crossing
St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada Bishop's Rock Lighthouse (UK)
3 Don Allum GB QE3 1720 21/06/87 05/09/87 76 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada Achili Island (Ireland)
4 Sean Crowley GB Finn Again 2160 17/06/88 21/09/88 92 days Halifax Canada Galway (Ireland)
5 Maud Fontenoy France Pilot 4038 13/06/03 9/10/03 117 days 14h 10m St Pierre  (French territory off Canada) La Coruna, Spain
6 Rob Munslow GB Carnegie X-Stream 1730 27/06/06 30/08/06 64 days 10h 48m
Speed record
(land to land)
St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada Rosevear Island, Scilly Isles (UK)
7 Charles Hedrich France Respectons la Terre   July 9 2012
14:33GMT
December 2 2012 1:30GMT 145d 10h 57min Saint Pierre and Miquelon Martinique ( Petite Anse d'Arlet)  via European and African coasts
8 Mylène Paquette Canada Hermel   July 06 2013 November 12 2013 128d 22h 34min Halifax, Canada Lizard Meridian
9 Laval St.Germain Canada True Blue

2750

June 15 2016 9:00GM August 7 2016 17:26GMT 53 days 8hrs 26min
Speed record in open class (1.86 knts)
Halifax, Canada Brest, France
                                    FOUR
1 George Rock GB Naturally Best 2312 31/05/05 10/07/05 39 days 22hours 10min 30sec St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada Longitude of Bishop's Rock. Then towed to the Isles of Scilly (UK)
Robert Munslow
Nigel Morris
Steven Dawson

 ROWS FROM CANADA - INCOMPLETE
DOUBLE

 # FIRST NAME SURNAME COUNTRY BOAT MILES DEPART ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO
1 Don Allum GB QE3 1000 05/06/72 19/08/72 76 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada --- (Incomplete)
Geoff Allum 150 11/06/72 5 days Geoff rescued due to injury
2 Roy Finlay GB Celtic Crossing 250 28/07/00 24/08/00 26 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada --- (Incomplete)
towed back by Canadian Coastguard
Colleen Cronin USA
3 Joseph Gagnon Canada Évelyne 1720
(1495 nm)
June 13 2017 July 21 2017 38 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada - incomplete. Boat capsized.
Airlifted by IRCG helicopter
Brian Conville Ireland

SOLO

 # FIRST NAME SURNAME COUNTRY BOAT MILES DEPART ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO
1 Kenneth Kerr GB Bass Challenger 700 1/05/79 26/06/79 58 days
hours
St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada --- (Incomplete)
2 Kenneth Kerr GB Bass Challenger ~2100 21/05/80 after 16/09/80 ? 119? days
hours
Corner Brook, Newfoundland Canada --- (Lost at Sea)
3 Andrew Wilson GB Nautica -- 25/06/80 -- -- St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada --- (Lost at Sea)
4 Matthew Boreham GB Spirit of Spelthorne II 6 22/07/99 22/07/99 0 days
hours
St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada --- (Incomplete)
5 Peter Bray GB Black Knight 1180 08/07/09 19/08/09 42 days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada -- (Incomplete)  rescued
6 Sean Moriarty Ireland Positive Outcome   11/06/11 13/06/11 1d 20h St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada -- (Incomplete)  rescued
7 Charlie Girard France Passenger   May 29 2014 May 30 2014 1 day Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, Canada incomplete,
returned to land
FOUR
1 Mark  Stubbs GB Skandia 1041 June 11th 2002 (19:39 GMT) July 3rd 2002 (06:30 GMT) 21 days St. Johns, Newfoundland
Canada
recovered
Robert  Munslow
Nigel  Morris
George  Rock
2 Mark Stubbs GB Pink Lady 1954 30/06/04 15:17GMT 8/08/04 38days St. Johns, Newfoundland Canada -- (Incomplete)
rescued by Scandinavian Reefer
Peter Bray
John Wills
Jonathan Gornall

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