Compiled by Oceanrowing.com

Atlantic Ocean Rows from Gran Canaria
(1969 - 2013)

 

Completed - 28

Incomplete - 8

In Progress - 2

Last update December 19 2013

NO

FIRST
NAME

SURNAME

COUNTRY

BOAT

MILES

DEPART

ARRIVAL

DAYS

FROM

TO

1

John Fairfax

(GB)

Britannia 5342 January 20 1969

July 19 1969

180 San Agustin
Grand Canaria,
(Canary Islands)

Hollywood
Beach
(USA Florida)

2 Sidney Genders UK Khaggavisana 3800

December 25  1969

March 08  1970

73d 8h

Sennen Cove (UK) -
Via Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)

Via English Harbour, Antigua (West Indiies)
Handover Marina, Miami, FL (USA)

3

Don

Allum

UK QE3 2730 January 12 1971 March 26 1971 74 d Las Palmas, Grand Canaria (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Geoff Allum
4 Sean Crowley UK In Finnegans Wake 2676

January 30 1986

April 14 1986

73 d

Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) near
Georgetown (Guyana)
Mike Nestor
5 Roger Montandon Switzerland Exodus

2760

February 23 1996

April 22 1996

59 days

Pacito Blanco (Gran Canaria, Canary Islands) Jipioca Island
(Amapá, Brazil)
6 Don Allum (GB) QE3 2715 January 30 1986 May 23 1986 114 Gran Canaria

Nevis
(West Indies)

7 Patrick Lihurt (France)   Lune de mer 3000 December 09 1999 February 14 2000 67d 15hr Gran Canaria

Petit-Bourg
Guadeloupe

8 Emmanuel Coindre France Ville de Dinard 3024 April 15 2001 June 11 2001 57days
4h30min
Puerto de Mogan,
Gran Canaria
(Canaries)

Guadeloupe

9 Theirry Dagues France Lune de Mer   November 15 2004     08:00GMT Jan 22 2005 14:12GMT 68days 06h 12min

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)

Guadeloupe

10 Erden Eruc Turkey Around-n-Over 4557 January 29 2006 12:06GMT May 05 2006 176 days 18h

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Guadeloupe
Started as double from Lisbon, solo from Gran Canaria

11 Serge Jandaud France Diogčne 3371 February 13 2006
9:15GMT
April 30 2006 76 d10h

Pacito Blanco,  Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Saint Francois, Guadeloupe

12

Wendel Rontgen Netherlands Optiver 3207 December 20 2006
20:00GMT
February 22 2007 64 d 02h 37 min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain Antigua
Gijs Koning

13

Olivier Bertonnier France Oceanite ~3000 January 7 2007 February 27 2007
21:00GMT
51 d 14h 15 min Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria, Spain

Guadeloupe, West Indies

Bruno Froideval

14

Andrea Pálos Hungary Tüzhangya 4144 November 27 2006
21:00GMT
December 23 2006
16:30GMT
26 d 07h 30 min Rota, Spain Gran Canaria via Morocco and Lanzarote
Gábor Rakonczai January 09 2007
5:30GMT
March 1 2007
11:40GMT
51d 06h 10min Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria Antigua
15 Frederic Blond France Lune de Mer ~3000 December 11 2007 February 16 2007 23:00GMT 67 days 14h 30min

Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria, Spain

Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe
16 Peter Donaldson

GB/
Republic of Ireland

La Mondiale 3140 December 15 2007
13:05GMT
January 17 2008  
20:35GMT

33 days 7h 30min
Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Canary Islands, Spain Port St Charles, Barbados,  West Indies
Mike Tooth
Julian Barnwell
Reinhardt von Hof
Ray Carroll
Charlie Taylor
Stuart Kershaw
Don Lennox
Oliver Dudley
 Rob Loder-Symonds
 Peter Luard

Jamie 

Walker
 Liam Hughes
Leven Brown GB, Captain
17 Denis Richardson USA ORCA ~3140 December 15 2007 13:05GMT January 20 2008
14:14GMT
36d  1h 9min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain Port St Charles, Barbados
Chris Cuddihy
Ronnie Desiderio
Roy Finlay
18 Aldo Diana GB Rita - December 12 2008 January 6 2009 25 Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain rescued
Ken Maynard

19

Don Lennox GB

La Mondiale

1003

Jan 4 2009
18:00GMT
Jan 15 2009 11 days 2h Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria,
Spain

rescued

James Mouland
Danny Longman
Matt Craughwell
Gareth Wilson
George Kitovitz
Breffny Morgan Ireland
Peter Williams
Ryan Corcoran
Robert Byrne
Ian Mc Keever
Livar Nysted Faroe Islands
Yaacov Mutnikas Canada
Leven Brown  GB, Captain

20

Victor Gavrishev Kyrgyzstan Solar Wind

-

Jan 22 2009 Jan 23 2009 1 day Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria, Spain

returned for repairs

21 Victor Gavrishev Kyrgyzstan Solar Wind

-

Feb 27 2009 Feb 28 2009 1 day Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria, Spain

returned for repairs

22

Victor Gavrishev Kyrgyzstan Solar Wind

-

March 8 2009 March 8 2009 1 day Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria, Spain

forced to return by Coast Guard

23 Christophe Sepot Belgium Zeeman Challenger   January 26 2010 May 15 2010 109d 4h 15min Arguineguin, Gran Canaria Kourou, French Guiana
Bart Verboven
24 Chris Cleghorn GB Papa Delta   January 3 2011 March 9 2011 64d 13h Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Antigua
Matthew Cleghorn
25 Simon Chalk GB Britannia III 2987 January 31 2011
12:04GMT
March 15 2011 42d 17h 54min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados
Guy Griffiths
Ben Gothard
Mike Palmer
 Colin Gray
Anna Lewis
Roger Gould
Shaun Pedley
Jonathan Paine Antigua
Dan Munier USA
Suzanne Pinto
Beth O'Kain
Jennifer Weterings Canada
Nabs El-Busaidy Oman
26 John Beeden GB Virgin London Marathon 2987 November 23 2011 January 15 2012 53d 3h 52min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados
27 Tom Dignum GB Oar Raisers   November 25 2011 March 7 2012 103d 6h Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados
Christian Howard
28 Aldo Diana GB HM&S TWIGGY 2987 December 14 2011 February 17 2012 65 days 3h 3min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados
Ken Maynard
Graham Witham
Jason Howard-Ady
29 Marin Medak Slovenia Tusmobil 2987 January 12 2012 February 27 2012 45 days 15h 12min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria PSC, Barbados
Alastair Humphreys GB
Simon Osborne
Stephen Bowens
30 Nicolas Carvajal  GB Pito 3131 January 26 2012 April 19 2012 84d 07hrs 30min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Georgetown, Guyana
31 Simon Chalk GB Titan   February 26 2012 6:59GMTT March 31 2012 22:30GMT 34d 15h 31min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Port St Charles
 Liam Steevenson
Paul Williams
Franck Festor France
Patrick Favre
 Bryan  Fuller USA
Toby Wallace GB/USA
Noel Watkins NZ
32 Geoff Allum GB Pacific Pete   January 10 2013 13:35GMT January 11 2013 10:05GMT 1 day Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria incomplete - picked up by helicopter
33 Simon Chalk GB Titan 2994 January 15 2013 9:55GMT February 19 2013 23:49GMT 35d 13h 50min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria PSC Barbados
Rufus Bostock
Mikey Buckley
Andrew Berry
Kez Bostock
Paul Gerritsen NZ
34 Leven Brown GB Avalon 2994 January 17 2013 19:10GMT February 22 2013 07:51 35d 12h 49min Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria PSC Barbados
Calum McNicol
Benno Rawlinson
 Jan Öner
James Cowan
Peter Fleck
Livar Nysted
Tim Spiteri Australia

 

35

Roy Finlay USA Barracuda 180 Nov 12 2013 Nov 15 2013 3 days Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria - incomplete, rescued
Mario Ludwig Germany
Ernst Fiby Austria
Mike Palmer GB
Jaume Vallori Spain

36

Jean-Guy Sauriol Canada Maple   Nov 24 2013
12:40GMT
in progress   Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados

37

Alex Bland GB     Dec 12 2013 22:00GMT in progress   Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain Barbados
Harry Martin-Dreyer

38

Sergey Raksha Russia Imagine   Dec 17 2013 Dec 19 2013 1 day 12h Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain -incomplete
returned for repairs
Denis Raksha
Sergey  Novoselov
Simon Chalk GB
Paul Williams
Tom Fancett

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