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LIST OF THE YOUNGEST AND OLDEST OCEANROWERS AND TEAMS
ROWS COMPLETED

Compiled by the Oceanrowing.com
Last update April 17 2012

THE YOUNGEST
 

SURNAME, NAME

COUNTRY

DATE OF BIRTH

DATES OF ROW

AGE AT THE START AND RECORD

Rachel Flanders GB September 3 1990 December 2 2007 - February 14 2008 17 (+2m 29days) - the youngest oceanrower

James Beech  

GB

February 17 1991

January 4 2010 - March 27 2010

18 (+10m 18days) - the youngest male oceanrower

Katie Spotz

USA April 18 1987

January 3 - March 14 2010

22 (+260d) - the youngest solo oceanrower 

Tommy Tippetts

GB

26 March 1989

January 21 – April 12 2012

22 (+301d) - the youngest  male solo oceanrower

Tom Heal

GB

January 13 1988

January 4 - March 25 2010

21 (+11m 22d) 

the youngest team
Will Smith February 24 1988 21 (+10m 11d)

Matt Hellier  

GB

 

April 19  - June 26 2009

20 (+4m 3d)

the youngest team of four

Nick McCorry 

 

25 (+1m 1d)

Phil McCorry

 

23 (+11m)

Ian Allen   24 (+11m 6d)

Atlantic E-W

Rachel Flanders

GB

September 3 1990

December 2 2007 - February 14 2008

17 - the youngest oceanrower

James Beech  

GB

February 17 1991

January 4 2010 - March 27 2010

18 (10m 18days) - the youngest male oceanrower

Katie Spotz

USA April 18 1987

January 3 - March 14 2010

22 (+260d) - the youngest solo oceanrower 

Tommy Tippetts

GB 26 March 1989

January 21 -April 12  2012

22 (+301d) - the youngest male solo oceanrower

Tom Heal

GB

January 13 1988

January 4 - March 25 2010

21 (+11m 22d) 

the youngest team
Will Smith February 24 1988 21 (+10m 11d)

Justin Adkin

GB

May 28 1979

November 30 2005 - January 8 2006

26 (+6m 2d)

the youngest team of four on this route

Martin Adkin  

January 7 1986

19 (+10m 23d)

 Robert Adkin

June 4 1982

23 (+5m 26d)

James Green February 16 1981 24 (+9m 14d)
Atlantic W- E

Oliver Hicks

GB

December 3 1981

May 27 – September 28 2005

23 (+175d) - the youngest male solo oceanrower on this route

Maud Fontenoy

France September 9 1977

June 13 - October 9 2003

25 - the youngest female oceanrower on this route

John Ridgway

July 8 1938 June 04 - September 03 1966 27 the youngest team on this route

Chay Blyth

May 14 1940 26
 Gijs Groeneveld

 Netherlands

November 23 1978

 May 27 - July 27 2005

26 the youngest team of four on this route
 Robert Hoeve September 29 1977 27
 Jaap Koomen July 1 1974 30
 Maarten Staarink June 4 1977 27

Indian Ocean E - W

 Sarah Outen GB May 26 1985 April 1 - August 3 2009 23 - the youngest solo oceanrower on this route
 Simon Chalk GB September 12 1972 February 27 - June 15 2003 30 - the youngest male solo oceanrower on this route
James Thysse GB December 8 1986 April 19 - July 31 2009 22

the youngest team on this route

James Facer-Childs July 11 1987 22

Matt Hellier  

GB

 

April 19 - June 26 2009

20 (+4m 3d)

the youngest team of four

Nick McCorry 

 

25 (+1m 1d)

Phil McCorry

 

23 (+11m)

Ian Allen   24 (+11m 6d)

Pacific W - E

 Emmanuel Coindre France November 11 1972 June 24 - October 31 2005  32 (+7m13d)              the youngest solo to row the Pacific

Mid-Pacific W - E

Sarah Outen GB May 26 1985 April 27 - September 23 2013  27              the youngest solo to row Mid-Pacific W-E

Pacific E - W

Peter Bird GB February 19 1947 - June 3 1996 August 23 1982-June 14 1983  35 - the youngest solo oceanrower on this route
Sylvia Cook GB November 28 1938 April 26 1971- April 22 1972 32 (+4m 29d) the youngest person to row the Pacific
John Fairfax GB May 21 1937 April 26 1971- April 22 1972  33  the youngest team to row the Pacific
Sylvia Cook November 28 1938  32

Mid-Pacific E - W

Quesnel Patrick USA March 25 1949 July 14-November 2 1976  27 - the youngest male oceanrower on this route
Maud Fontenoy France September 9 1977 October  1 1980 - Feb 26 1981  27 - the youngest female oceanrower on this route
THE OLDEST

SURNAME, NAME

COUNTRY

DATE OF BIRTH

DATES OF ROW

AGE AT THE START AND RECORD

Suzanne Pinto USA March 4 1953 January 31 - March 15 2011

57 - the oldest female oceanrower

Tony Short GB March 28 1944 Dec 5 2011 – Jan 22  2012

67 (+252d)  - the oldest oceanrower

Diana Hoff GB  May 1 1944 Sept 13 1999 - Jan 5 2000

55 - the oldest solo female oceanrower

Pavel Rezvoy Ukraine November 28 1938 Sept 13 - Nov 9 2005

66 - the oldest solo oceanrower

Tim Bradbury

GB

 

January 29 - May 21 2006

54

- the oldest team

Mike Norman

GB

December 9 1947

58

Denis Richardson

USA

Dec 15 2007 - Jan 20 2008

33

 

- the oldest team of four

 

Chris Cuddihy 54
Ronnie Desiderio 46
Roy Finlay 46
Atlantic E-W
Suzanne Pinto USA March 4 1953 January 31 - March 15 2011

57 - the oldest female oceanrower

Tony Short GB March 28 1944 Dec 5 2011 – Jan 22  2012

67 (+252d)  - the oldest oceanrower

Diana Hoff GB  May 1 1944 Sept 13 1999 - Jan 5 2000

55 - the oldest solo female oceanrower

Pavel Rezvoy Ukraine November 28 1938 January 20 – March 22 2004

65 - the oldest solo oceanrower

Tim Bradbury

GB

 

January 29 - May 21 2006 

54

- the oldest team

Mike Norman

GB

December 9 1947

58

Denis Richardson

USA

Dec 15 2007 - Jan 20 2008

33

 

- the oldest team of four

 

Chris Cuddihy 54
Ronnie Desiderio 46
Roy Finlay 46
Atlantic W- E

Don Allum 

GB

May 17 1937 – November 2 1992 June 21- September 5 1987

50 - the oldest oceanrower on this route

Anne Quéméré  France May 2 1966 June 3 - August 30 2004

38 - the oldest female oceanrower on this route

George Harboe 

USA / Norway

Sept 14 1864- April 4 1908

June 06 –August 01 1896

31

- the oldest team of two on this route

Gabriel “Frank” Samuelsen

1870 – June 26 1946

26

Ben Foreacre

GB

February 2 1970

June 10 - September 3 2006

36

 

- the oldest team of four on this route

 

Charlie Martell November 24 1970 35
Mark Waterson March 25 1960 46
Pete Rowlands October 3 1960 45
Atlantic W- E from the USA

Joseph  Le Guen

France

March 29 1947

June 13- September 24 1995

48 - the oldest oceanrower on this route

Atlantic W- E from Canada

Steve Dawson

GB

July 13 1960

May 31 - July 10 2005

44

 

- the oldest team of four on this route

 

Nigel Morris   41
Robert Munslow   27
George Rock   42

Indian Ocean

Pavel Rezvoy Ukraine November 28 1938 Sept 13 - Nov 9 2005

66 - the oldest solo oceanrower

Angela Madson USA April 28 - June 25 2009

49 - the oldest female oceanrower to row the Indian Ocean

Angela Madson USA 28 April - 25 June 2009 49

- the oldest team to row the Indian Ocean (average age - 38.5 years)

Helen Taylor GB 23
Bernard Fissett Belgium 46
Doug Tuminello USA 44
Brian Flick USA 24
Paul Cannon GB 45
Simon Chalk GB September 12 1972 37
Ian Coach GB 40

Pacific W - E

Gerard d'Aboville France September 5 1945 July 11- November 21 1991

45 - the oldest oceanrower on this route

Mick Dawson GB June 12 1964 May 8 - November 13 2009 44

- the oldest team to row the Pacific

Chris Martin January 27 1981 28
 

Pacific E - W

Jim Shekhdar GB November 13 1946 June 29 2000 – March 30 2001   53 - the oldest oceanrower to row the Pacific
Kathleen  Saville USA March 22 1956 June 29 2000 – March 30 2001             28   - the oldest team on this route
Curtis Saville August 22 1946 –
April 28 2001

37

Mid-Pacific E - W

Anders  Svedlund

GB October 23 1926 - April 20 1979 February 27 -September 6 1974   47 - the oldest oceanrower on this route

 

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