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OCEAN ROWS BY MIXED PAIRS

(Rows completed)

Last update on Jan 15, 2017

 

No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Male crew member Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To Notes
1 Pacific E-W Sylvia Cook UK
John Fairfax
Britannia II 8041 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)

The first row across the Pacific Ocean;
The First woman to row any ocean;
The first mixed Pair.

2 Atlantic E-W Kathleen Saville USA
 Curtis Saville
Excalibur 2800 March 18 1981 June 10 1981 89 Casablanca
(Morocco)
via Hierro
Canary Islands
English Harbour
 Antigua
(West Indies)
The First woman to row the Atlantic Ocean;
The first mixed Pair to row the Atlantic;
3 Pacific E-W Kathleen Saville USA
 Curtis Saville
Excalibur
Pacific
9673 July 04 1984 July 31 1985 189 Callao (Peru) via Galapagos
&Pago Pago
&Marquesis
&New Hebrides
to Cairns (Australia)
The first Pair to row two oceans;
The first woman to row two oceans;
The first Pair to row from South America
4 Atlantic E-W Nadia Rice UK
David Rice
Hannah Snell 2931 October 12 1997 December 06 1997 55d 
2hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
5 Atlantic E-W Isabel Fraser UK
Richard 
Duckworth
Stylus Mistral Endeavour 3058 October 12 1997 January 04 1998 84d 
1hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
6 Atlantic E-W Jan Meek UK  
Daniel Byles
Carpe Diem 3044 October 12 1997 January 21 1998 100d
18hr
Los Gigantes
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
7 Atlantic E-W Debra Veal UK
Andrew Veal (retired 
after 14 days)
Troika
Transatlantic
~3000 October 10 2001 January 26 2002 111d
(98d alone)
Tenerife 
Canary Islands
Barbados
(West Indies)
 
8 Atlantic E-W Jenny Jardine USA
Ray Jardine
Caper 2907 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  Andy Giles Bluebell ~3000  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  Colin Angus Ondine 6111 Sept 23 2005 February 24 2006 118 + 23 days Lisbon, Portugal via St Lucia to
Limon, Costa Rica
The first woman to row
The Atlantic from  continent to continent;
The first woman to row the Caribbean Sea;
11

Atlantic E-W

Liz  O'Keeffe

UK

 Richard  Mayon-White

Row 4 Cancer

~3000

Nov 30 2005

January 30 2006

60d 18h 56 min

San Sebastian, La Gomera (Spain)

Antigua

 
12 Atlantic E-W Victoria Holmes Canada  Paul Gleeson Christina ~3000 Nov 30 2005 February 23 2006 84 days 23h 9min San Sebastian, La Gomera (Spain) Antigua  
 

 

13 Atlantic E to W Andrea Pálos Hungary  Gábor Rakonczai  Tüzhangya 4144 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  Franck Festor Row of Life ~3000 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 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  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  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 George Pagano Washington’s Crossing 2934 Dec 20 2015 February 16 2016 58 days 5hrs 6min La Gomera, Spain Antigua  
20 Mid-Pacific  Vasti  Geldenhuys South Africa  Riaan Manser Honeymoon 2400 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