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WOMEN OCEAN ROWERS IN MIXED PAIRS

Rows completed

Last update on Feb 28 2018

 

No ROUTE NAME SURNAME COUNTRY AGE CREW BOAT START FINISH DURATION FROM TO NOTES
1 Pacific E-W Sylvia Cook UK 32
John Fairfax
Britannia II April 26 1971 April 22 1972 361 San Francisco 
California (USA)
37:47:36N 
122:33:17W
via Ensanada Mexico
&Washington island
& Fanning Island
 (Line Island)
& Onotoa Gilbert Islands
to Hayman Island (Australia)
1.The First woman to row any ocean
2. The First row across the Pacific
2 Atlantic E-W Kathleen Saville USA 24
 Curtis Saville
Excalibur March 18 1981 June 10 1981 89 Casablanca
(Morocco)
via Hierro
Canary Islands
English Harbour
 Antigua
(West Indies)
1. The First woman to row the Atlantic
2.The First mixed Pair to row the Atlantic
3 Pacific E-W Kathleen Saville USA 28
 Curtis Saville
Excalibur
Pacific
July 04 1984 July 31 1985 189 Callao (Peru) via Galapagos
&Pago Pago
&Marquesis
&New Hebrides
to Cairns (Australia)
1.The First Pair to row two oceans
2. The First row across the South Pacific
4 Atlantic E-W Nadia Rice UK 50
David Rice
Hannah Snell October 12 1997 December 06 1997 55d 
2hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
5 Atlantic E-W Isabel Fraser UK 22
Richard 
Duckworth
Stylus Mistral Endeavour October 12 1997 January 04 1998 84d 
1hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
6 Atlantic E-W Jan Meek UK 52  
Daniel Byles
Carpe Diem October 12 1997 January 21 1998 100d
18hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
The oldest woman in a mixed Pair
7 Atlantic E-W Debra Veal UK 26
Andrew Veal (retired 
after 14 days)
Troika
Transatlantic
October 10 2001 January 26 2002 111d
(98d alone)
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
8 Atlantic E-W Jenny Jardine USA 44
Ray Jardine
Caper November 07 2002 December 30 2002 53 d
10h 46m
St. Sebastian, 
La Gomera, Canaries
Pt. St. Charles, Barbados
(West Indies)
 
9 Atlantic E-W Faye Langham UK 25  Andy Giles Bluebell October 19 2003 December 17 2003 59days 8 h 40 min St. Sebastian, 
La Gomera, Canaries
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
10 Atlantic E-W and Carribean Julie Wafaei Canada 30  Colin Angus Ondine Sept 23 2005 February 24 2006 118 + 23 days Lisbon, Portugal via St Lucia to
Limon, Costa Rica
 
11

Atlantic E-W

Liz  O'Keeffe

UK

29

 Richard  Mayon-White

Row 4 Cancer

Nov 30 2005

January 30 2006

60d 18h 56 min

San Sebastian, La Gomera (Spain)

Antigua

 
12 Atlantic E-W Victoria Holmes Canada 21 +168d  Paul Gleeson Christina Nov 30 2005 February 23 2006 84 days 23h 9min San Sebastian, La Gomera (Spain) Antigua The youngest woman in a mixed Pair
 

 

13 Atlantic E to W Andrea Pálos Hungary 23  Gábor Rakonczai  Tüzhangya Nov 27 2006 December 23 2006 26 d 07h 30 min Rota, Spain

Gran Canaria via Morocco and Lanzarote

 
January 09 2007 March 1 2007 51d 06h 10min Pacito Blanco, Gran Canaria Antigua The fastest mixed Pair to row the Atlantic E-W

 

 

14 Atlantic E to W Angela Madsen USA 47  Franck Festor Row of Life December 2 2007 February 7 2008 66 days
23h 24min
San Sebastian, La Gomera (Spain) Antigua The first physically disabled woman to row any ocean;
The First physically disabled Pair to row any ocean
15 Atlantic E-W Lia Ditton UK 29 Mick Birchall Dream Maker Jan 04 2010 March 18 2010 72d 23h 29m San Sebastian, La Gomera, Spain Antigua  
16 Atlantic E-W Helena Smalman-Smith UK 43  Richard Smalman-Smith Dream it Do it December 5 2011 February 18 2012 75 days 1h 29min San Sebastian, La Gomera, Spain Barbados  
 
 
17
Atlantic E-W
Vasti Geldenhuys South Africa  35 Riaan Manser Spirit of Madiba Dec 30 2013 May 7 2014 128 days Total 
voyage
172 days
Agadir, Morocco Miami
via Bahamas
The First woman and
the First Pair to row the Atlantic from African continent to North American mainland
May 23 2014 June 20 2014 28 days Miami New York, USA

 

18 Mid-Pacific E-W Meredith Loring USA    Sami Inkinen Roosevelt June 18 2014 August 2 2014 45d 3h 43m Monterey, CA.
USA
Honolulu, Hawaii The First mixed Pair to row the Mid-Pacific route
19 Atlantic E-W Caitlin Miller  USA 24 George Pagano Washington’s Crossing Dec 20 2015 February 16 2016 58 days 5hrs 6min La Gomera, Spain Antigua  
20 Mid-Pacific  Vasti  Geldenhuys South Africa 38  Riaan Manser Honeymoon June 15 2016 August 23 2016 39 days 4hrs 46min Monterey, CA. USA Ala Wai Boat Harbour, O'ahu, Hawaii The fastest open-class Pair to row the Mid-Pacific route