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Last update March 2 2018

Husband & Wife

 

ROUTE NAME SURNAME COUNTRY RELATION AGE COMBINED AGE DISTANCE DEPARTURE ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO
Atlantic E to W Pair Curtis Saville USA

husband
& wife

34
24
58 2800 18/03/81 10/06/81 89 days Casablanca (Morocco)

via Hierro (Canaria)
English Harbour,
 Antigua (W-Indies)

Kathleen Saville
Pacific E to W 
Pair
Curtis Saville USA husband
& wife
37
28
65 4000 04/07/84 21/08/85 189 days Calleo (Peru) via Galapagos Islands via Marquises Islands 
Cairns (Australia)
Kathleen Saville
Atlantic E to W Pair David Rice UK husband
& wife
50
50
100 2931 12/10/97 06/12/97 55 days
3 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Nadia Rice
Atlantic E to W Pair Jean Marc Meunier France husband
& wife
    510 12/10/97 29/10/97 17 d Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
(Incomplete)
Marie Christine Meunier

 

Atlantic E to W Pair Andrew Veal UK

husband
& wife

      07/10/01 20/10/01 13 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Incomplete
Debra Veal 26 26/01/02 111 days Barbados 
Atlantic E to W Pair Ray Jardine USA

husband
& wife

57
44
101   07/11/02 30/12/02 53 days
10 h
St. Sebastian
La Gomera, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Jenny Jardine

Atlantic E to W
Pair

Richard Smalman-Smith

UK

husband
& wife

42
43
85 - 05/12/2011 18/02/2012

75 days 1h 29min

San Sebastian, La Gomera

PSC, Barbados

Helen Smalman-Smith
Mid-Pacific E-W Sami Inkinen USA husband
& wife
38
34
72 - June 18 2014 August 2 2014 45d 3h 43m Monterey, CA.
USA
Honolulu, Hawaii
Meredith Loring
Mid-Pacific E-W Riaan Manser South Africa husband
& wife
42
38
80   June 15 2016 August 23 2016 39 days 4hrs 46min Monterey, CA. USA Ala Wai Boat Harbour, O'ahu, Hawaii
Vasti Geldenhuys

 

Mother & Son

 

Atlantic E to W Pair Jan Meek UK mother
& son
52
23
75 3044 12/10/97 21/01/98 100 days
19 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Daniel Byles

 

Mother & Daughter

Atlantic E to W Pair

Sally

Kettle

UK

mother & daughter

45
28

73

3000

 20/01/ 2004

5/05/ 2004 105 d 16h

St.Sebastian
 LaGomera,Spain

Barbados (West Indies)

Sarah

Kettle

 

Father & Son

Arctic N to S 
Pair
Eugene Smurgis Russia father & son 54
21
75 3510 20/07/92 01/09/93 131 days Tiksi (Russia) London (England)
Alexander Smurgis

 

Atlantic E to W Pair

George Lambert-Porter Jnr

South Africa

father & son

23
53

76

3000  19/10/ 2003  5/1/ 2004

78d 1h

  St.Sebastian
 LaGomera,Spain

Barbados (West Indies)

George Lambert-Porter

 

Atlantic E to W Pair

Norman Beech

UK

father & son

50
18 + 321d -
68y +353 d ~3000 04/01/2010 27/03/2010

82 days

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua

James  Beech

Atlantic E to W
(in team of 16)

Steve Roedde

Canada

father & son

56
23
80y + 104 d - 15/01/2011 04/03/2011

47d 18h

Tarfaya, Morocco

PSC, Barbados

Nigel Roedde

 

Brothers / Twin-Brothers / Half-Brothers

Atlantic E to W (pair) Eamonn Kavanagh Ireland brothers 43
51
94 2847 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 days
4 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Peter Kavanagh
Atlantic E to W (pair) Edward Boreham UK brothers     840 12/10/97 13/11/97 28 days Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
(Incomplete)
Matthew Boreham
Atlantic E to W (pair) Dominic Comonte UK brothers 31
28
59 3000 07/10/01 10/12/01 64 days
5 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Crispin Comonte
Atlantic E to W (pair) Steve Dawson UK brothers 41
37
78 3000 07/10/01 16/12/01 70 days
9 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Mick Dawson

Indian E to W (pair)

Alexander

Sinelnik

Russia

twin-brothers

   

690

 22/04/ 2005 16/05/ 2005

24 days

Carnarvon
 (Western Australia)

 rescued

Sergey

Sinelnik

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Duncan Pearson

GB

brothers

43
38

 

 

30/11/2005 24/01/2006

55 days

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

incomplete
rescued

Gareth Pearson

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Michael Tuijn

NL

brothers

37
34
71 3053 27/09/2006 12/12/2006

86 d 09h 15 min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Willemstad, Curacao,
Dutch Antilles

Ralf Tuijn

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Andrew Jordon-White

GB

brothers

26
33
59 ~3000 02/12/2007 07/02/2008

66 days
19h 43min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua

Joseph Jordon-White

Indian E to W (pair)

Sergey Sinelnik

Russia

twin-brothers

    100 16/06/2008 18/06/2008

2 days

Carnarvon, WA

incomplete
rescued

Alexander Sinelnik

Indian E to W
(in team of four)

Phil McCorry

GB

brothers

24
26
50 3600 19/04/2009 26/06/2009

68d 19h 40min

Geraldton,
Western Australia

Port Louis,
Mauritius

Nick McCorry

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Christian Cleghorn

GB

brothers

31
27
58 - 03/01/2011 09/03/2011

64d 13h

Puerto Mogan,
Gran Canaria,
Spain

Antigua

Matthew Cleghorn

Atlantic E to W
(in team of 4)

Ross Turner

GB

twin-brothers

23
23
46 - 05/12/2011 16/01/2012

41d 23h 34min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera

PSC, Barbados

Hugo Turner

 

Atlantic E-W (Pair) John Schwartz USA

brothers

33
39
72 2934 December 14 2016 March 3 2017 21:00GMT 79 days
11hrs
La Gomera,
Spain
Antigua
 Kurt

 

Around GB
(in team of four)
Leo Foster UK

brothers

25
28
53   May 27 2017 14:42GMT July 26 2017
02:02GMT
59d 12hrs 02min Tower Bridge , London Tower Bridge , London
Dan

 

Atlantic E-W
 (Pair)
Kiran Olenicz UK brothers 19
22
41   Dec 12 2017 9:31GMT Jan 29 2018 48d 6hrs 31min Pasito Blanco,
Gran Canaria
 Barbados
Jay Olenicz

 

Atlantic E-W
 (
in team of Four)
Steve Baker UK brothers 26
29
55 Dec 17 2017 Feb 6 2018 11:15GMT 50d 20hrs 31min San Sebastian, La Gomera Antigua
Dan Baker
Atlantic E-W
 (
Pair)
Kristopher Elliot Scotland brothers 30
28
58 Dec 14 2017  Feb 7 2018 55d 1h 54min San Sebastian, La Gomera Antigua
Blair Elliot
Atlantic E-W
 (
Pair)
Greg Bailey UK half-brothers  27
18 +318d
45 Jan 18 2018  March 11 2018 52d 15 hrs 50 min Gran Canaria Barbados
Jude Massey

Sisters

 

81Atlantic E-W
(in team of four)
 
Camilla Bull Norway

sisters

28
32
60

2934 

Dec 14 2017  Jan 19 2018 36d 9hrs 53min San Sebastian, La Gomera Antigua
Cornelia Bull

 

Brother & Sister

Atlantic E-W (pair) Martin Cruickshank Croatia brother & sister       November 23 2015 January 19 2016 57 days Sagres, Portugal incomplete,
took a tow to Lanzarote
Fenella McAlister UK   Nov 29 2016 10:00GMT Feb 9 2017 72 days Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria incomplete

 

Uncle & Nephew

 

Atlantic E to W (pair) Kerry Blandin UK uncle & nephew 51
35
86 3000 07/10/01 08/12/01 62 days
5 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Paul Perchard

 

Cousins

Atlantic E to W (pair) Don Allum UK cousins 33
23
56 2730 12/01/71 26/03/71 74 days Las Palmas 
(Grand Canaria)

Barbados (West Indies)

Geoff Allum
Atlantic W to E (pair) Don Allum UK cousins 35
25
  1000 05/06/72 19/08/72 76 days St. Johns, 
Newfoundland (Canada)

(Incomplete)
Geoff was rescued due to injury

Geoff Allum 150 11/06/72 5 days

 

Atlantic E to W (pair) Jason Hart UK cousins     180 07/10/01 rescued 7 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
(Incomplete)
David Hart

 

Atlantic E to W (four)

Justin

Adkin

GB

cousins

26
24
19
23

92
av.23

~3000

30/11/2005 8/01/2006

39d 3h 35 min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua (West Indies)

James Green
Robert  Adkin

Martin

 Adkin

 


 

Brothers-in-Law. Team of Four

Atlantic W to E (four)

George Rock

GB

brothers-in-law

42

Comb.157 yrs
av. 38yrs
 
272 days

2312

31/05/2005 10/07/2005

39 d 22h 10min 30sec

St. Johns, Newfoundland (Canada)

Longitude of
Bishop's Rock.
 
Then towed
 to the Isles of Scilly (UK)

Nigel Morris 41
Robert Munslow 27
Steven Dawson 44