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Last update October 19,  2015

SOME  FACTS IN FIGURES

+ - completed
 -   incomplete
Ocean Direction Category Attempts + -   Attempts
independent
+ - Attempts
in  races
+ -

Atlantic

                       
 

E - W

Solo

145

85 60   84 47 37 61 38 23
    Double

198

165 33  

33

26 7 165 139

26

    Trio

1

  1   - - - 1 -

1

    Four

27

25 2   5 5 0 22 20

2

    Crew 26 17 9   23 15 8

3

2 1
                         
 

W - E

Solo

42

14 28   42 14

28

-    
    Double

10

5

5   10 5 5 -    
    Four 12 6 6   8 3 5 4 3 1
                         

Pacific

                       
 

E - W

Solo

15

7 8   15 7 8 - - -
    Double

9

2 7   9 2 7 - - -
                      - -
 

W - E

Solo 16 2 14   16 2 14 - - -
    Double 2

1

1   2 1 1 - - -
                         

Mid-Pacific

                       
 

E - W

                     
    Solo 14 6 8   7 5 2 7 1 6
    Double 3 2 1   - - - 3 2 1
    Four 7 6 1   1 1   6 5 1
 

W - E

                     
    Solo 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -
                         

Indian

                       
 

E - W

Solo 18 7 11   16 7 9 2

0

2

    Double 9

3

6   4

0

4 5 3 2
    Double/Solo

1

1

0   1 1 0 -    
    Three 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -
    Four 6 5 1   1 1 - 5 4 1
    Seven 1 1 0   1 1 - - - -
    Eight 1 1 0   1 1 - - - -
                         

Arctic

  Double 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -
    Four 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -
                         

Southern Ocean
circumnavigation

W - E

Solo 2 0 2   2 0 2 - - -
                         
Trans-Tasman                        
 

W - E

Solo 2 2 0   2 2 0 - -

-

                         
 

E - W

Solo 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -
    Four 1 1 0   1 1 0 - - -

 

 

                     
Ocean Direction Category Attempts + -   Independent + - In  races + -

 

 

No RACE YEAR ORGANIZER BOATS + -
1 Port St Charles Atlantic Rowing Race

1997

Challenge Business, Sir Chay Blyth

30

24 6
2 Ward Evans Atlantic Rowing Challenge 2001 Challenge Business, Sir Chay Blyth

36

33 3
3 Woodvale Atlantic Rowing Race 2003 Challenge Business, Sir Chay Blyth 16 15 1
4 ORS  Atlantic Rowing Regatta 2004 Ocean Rowing Society, Kenneth F.Crutchlow

13

12 1
5 Atlantic Rowing Race 2005 2005 Woodvale Events, Simon Chalk 26 20 6
6

Shepherd Ocean Fours Rowing Race

2006 Woodvale Events,  Simon Chalk 4 3 1
7 Rames Guyane 2006 54˚ West, Michel Horeau 15 7 8
8 Atlantic Rowing Race 2007 2007 Woodvale Challenge, Amanda Claridge 22 20 2
9 Bouvet Rames Guyane 2009 2009 54˚ West, Michel Horeau 22 13 9

10

Indian Ocean Rowing Race 2009 Woodvale Challenge, Simon Chalk 10 5 5
11 Atlantic Rowing Race 2009 2010 Woodvale Challenge, Simon Chalk 30 30 0
      under construction      

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                        Total Independent : 166

The first solo in a race
Sam Knight
ORS Atlantic Rowing Regatta, 2004

The first double in a race
Rob Hamill & Phil Stubbs
 
Port St Charles Atlantic Rowing Race, 1997

The first four in a race
Jason Hart, Phil Langman, Yorkie Lomas and Shaun Barker
ORS Atlantic Rowing Regatta, 2004

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