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Chronological Listing of Ocean Rows from Canary Islands
 

to Barbados to St. Lucia to Martinique to Guadeloupe to Antigua to Nevis to Bahamas to Florida, USA to Guyana to Brazil to Curacao to St.Barts to French Guiana completed Incomplete In progress
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Rows from the Canaries of more than 100 days >>>
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Rows from the Canaries of less than 45 days >>> 

Atlantic Ocean Rows  from Tenerife

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Rows from 1 to 89 ( From January 20 1969 to October 7 2001)

Departures from 90 to 175 ( From October 8 2001 to February 28 2007 ) Page 2  >>>

Departures from 176 to ...  ( From December 2 2007 to ... ) Page 3 >>>

 

ROW # FIRST NAME SURNAME COUNTRY BOAT MILES DEPART ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO
Indep Race
1   John Fairfax UK Britannia 4342 20/01/69 19/07/69 180 d San Agustin,
Gran Canaria, (Canary Islands)
Hollywood, FL (USA)
2   Sidney Genders UK Khaggavisana 3800 25/12/69 08/03/70 73d 8h Sennen Cove (UK) -
Via Las Palmas,
Gran Canaria, (Canary Islands)
Via English Harbour, Antigua (West Indies)
Handover Marina, Miami, FL (USA)
3   Don Allum UK QE3 2730 12/01/71 26/03/71 74 d Las Palmas , Gran Canaria Barbados (West Indies)
Geoff Allum
4   Hugh King-Fretts UK Hulu 2733 30/01/84 08/05/84 99 d 12h 30min Tenerife, Los Cristianos (Canary Islands) Barbados, Consett Bay (West Indies)
5   Sean Crowley UK In Finnegans Wake 2676 30/01/86 14/04/86 73 d Pacito Blanco (Las Palmas Canary Islands) near
George
town (Guyana)
Mike Nestor
6   Don Allum UK QE3 2715 30/01/86 23/05/86 114 d Pacito Blanco (Gran Canaria, Canary Islands) Nevis (West Indies)
7   Gérard Seibel France La Mondiale 2800 25/03/92 29/04/92 35 days
8 h 30 min
Santa-Crus-de-la-Palma
(Canary Islands)
Martinique (West Indies)

(11 man crew)

8   Roger Montandon Switzerland Exodus

2760

23/02/96 22/04/96

59 days

Pacito Blanco(Gran Canaria, Canary Islands) Jipioca Island
(Amapá, Brazil)
9   Andrew Halsey UK Brittany Rose 2800 28/04/97 23/08/97 116 d 21 h Santa Cruz,
Tenerife (Canary Islands)
St. Lucia (West Indies)
  10 Rob Hamill New Zealand Kiwi Challenge 2753 12/10/97 22/11/97 41 days
2 hours
55 min
Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Phil Stubbs
  11 Pascal Blond France Atlantic Challenge 2906 12/10/97 30/11/97 49 d 7 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Joseph Le Guen
  12 David Rice UK Hannah Snell 2931 12/10/97 06/12/97 55 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Nadia Rice
  13 Ian Blandin UK Spirit of Jersey 2933 12/10/97 08/12/97 57 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Rob Cassin
  14 Eamonn Kavanagh Ireland Christina 2847 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 4 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Peter Kavanagh
  15 Steve Issacs UK Toc H Phoenix 2875 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 11 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Mark Stubbs
  16 Peter Hogden UK Hospiscare 2939 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Neil Hitt
  17 John Searson UK Commodore Shipping 3046 12/10/97 11/12/97 59 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Carl Clinton 250 19/10/97 7 d --- (Incomplete)
Rescued due to injury
  18 Wayne Callaghan UK Ryvita 2893 12/10/97 11/12/97 60 d 5 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Tim Welford
  19 Steven Lee UK Kielder Atlantic Warrior 2829 12/10/97 12/12/97 61 d 2 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
John Bryant
  20 Danniel Innes UK Golden Fleece 2861 12/10/97 12/12/97 61 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Peter Lowe
  21 Graham Walters UK George Geary 2948 12/10/97 13/12/97 62 d 4 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Keith Mason-Moore
  22 Duncan Nicoll UK Mt Gay Rum Runner 2980 12/10/97 14/12/97 63 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Jock Wishart
  23 Andrew Watson UK Bitzer 2970 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Russell Reid
  24 Simon Chalk UK Cellnet Atlantic Challenger 3012 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
George Rock
  25 John Van Katwyck UK Endeavour 3016 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 7 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Geoff Gavey
  26 Michael Elliot UK Cornish Challenger 2883 12/10/97 17/12/97 65 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Louis Hunkin
  27 Charles Street UK Sam Deacon 2878 12/10/97 17/12/97 65 d 10 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Roger Gould
  28 David Immelman South Africa Key Challenger 2861 12/10/97 18/12/97 66 d 14 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
David Mossman 50 20/10/97 7 d --- (Incomplete)
Airlifted off after a week
  29 Stein Hoff Norway Star Atlantic 2938 12/10/97 20/12/97 68 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Arvid Benston
  30 Jim Shekhdar UK Boatcom Waverider 2950 12/10/97 20/12/97 64 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Dave Jackson
  31 Martin Bellamy UK Salamanca 2861 12/10/97 25/12/97 75 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Mark Mortimer
  32 Isabel Fraser UK Stylus Mistral Endeavour 3058 12/10/97 04/01/98 83 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Richard Duckworth
  33 Jan Meek UK Carpe Diem 3044 12/10/97 21/01/98 100 d 19 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Barbados (West Indies)
Daniel Byles
  34 Boris Renzelmann Germany Wabun 300 12/10/97 22/10/97 10 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Nikolai Wedemeye
  35 Jean Marc Meunier France La Baleine 510 12/10/97 29/10/97 17 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Marie Christine Meunier
  36 Peter Haining UK Walter Scott Partners 60 12/10/97 14/10/97 2 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
David Riches
  37 Tori Murden USA American Pearl 29 12/10/97 13/10/97 1 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Louise Graff
  38 Ian Chater UK This Way Up 30 12/10/97 13/10/97 1 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Nigel Garbett
  39 Edward Boreham UK Spirit of Spelthorne 840 12/10/97 13/11/97 28 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Matthew Boreham
  40 Tori Murden USA American Pearl 60 22/10/97 24/10/97 2 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
Louise Graff
41   Peggy Bouchet France Sector No Limits 3000 10/03/98 28/05/98 79 d Port De Mogan,
Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)
--- (Incomplete)
Capsized. Rescued 120 miles from Guadeloupe
42   Matthew Boreham UK Spirit of Spelthorne II
17/08/98 25/08/98 9 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
43   Roy Finlay UK Atlantic Endeavour
01/11/98 16/11/98 16 d Port de Morgan,
Gran Canaria (Gran Canary Islands)
--- (Incomplete)

and crew of 15

44   Arnaud Guiot Belgium Koloss
06/12/98 13/12/98 7 d Agaete (Grand Canaria, Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
45   Elisabeth Hoff Norway Star Atlantic 420 17/02/99 27/02/99 10 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) --- (Incomplete)
46   Tori Murden USA Sector No Limits American Pearl 3333 13/09/99 03/12/99 81 d
7 h
Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Guadeloupe (West Indies)
First woman to row an ocean solo
47   Diana Hoff UK Star Atlantic II 3025 13/09/99 05/01/00 113d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Port St. Charles (Barbados)
Second woman to row an ocean solo
48   Patrick Lihurt France Lune de Mer 3000 09/12/99 14/02/00 67 d 15 h Pacito Blanco,
Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)
Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe (West Indies)
49   Richard Jones USA Brother of Jared 3675 10/10/00 20/02/01 133 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) Ragged Island, Bahamas
50   Vyatcheslav Kavtchenko RUS Rostov-on-Don 116 31/03/01 08/04/01 8 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canary Islands) ---(incomplete)
51   Emmanuel Coindre France Ville de Dinard 3024 15/04/01 11/06/01 57d4h30m Puerto de Mogan, 
Gran Canaria
Guadeloupe
52 52 Matt Goodman New Zealand Telecom 
Challenge 1
~3000 07/10/01 18/11/01 42 days
2h 16min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Steve  Westlake
53 53 Paul McCarthy Australia Freedom~3000 07/10/01 21/11/01 45 days
9h 20min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Patrick Weinrauch
54 54 Alain Lewuillon Belgium Win.Belgium~3000 07/10/01 25/11/01 49 days
4h 40min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Bruno Lewuillon
55 55 Stephanie Brown New Zealand Telecom 
Challenge 25
~3000 07/10/01 26/11/01 50 days
7h 00min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Jude Ellis
56 56 Andrew Chapple GB Comship.com ~3000 07/10/01 27/11/01 50 days
15h 12min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Ian Anderson
57 57 Will  Mason GB Bright Spark ~3000 07/10/01 27/11/01 50 days
16h 22min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Tim Thurnham
58 58 Pascal Hanssen Belgum Bruxelles-
Challenge
~3000 07/10/01 01/12/01 55 days
13h 33min
Los Gigantes,
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Serge van Cleve
59 59 Christian Havrehed Denmark/China Yantu ~3000 07/10/01 03/12/01 56 days
15h 52min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Sun Haibin
60 60 Richard White GB DLE GlobalStar~3000 07/10/01 03/12/01 56 days
16h 16min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Ian Roots
61 61 Rory Shannon GB Atlantic Warrior ~3000 07/10/01 03/12/01 57 days
3h 20min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Alex Wilson
62 62 John  Zeigler USA American Star ~3000 07/10/01 04/12/01 58 days
3h 54min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Tom Mailhot
63 63 Istvan Hajdu Hungary/GB UniS Voyager ~3000 07/10/01 04/12/01 58 days
9h 50min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Simon Walpole
64 64 Pierrre Deroi France Esprit PME ~3000 07/10/01 05/12/01 59 days
1h 11min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Jean Jacques Gautier
65 65 Scott Gilchrist GB Carphone Warehouse~3000 07/10/01 06/12/01 60 days
14h 09min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Peter Moore
66 66 Pedro Ripol Spain Project Martha 2 ~3000 07/10/01 08/12/01 61 day
15h 29min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Francisco Korff
67 67 Kerry Blandin GB Blandin 
Spirit of Jersey
~3000 07/10/01 08/12/01 62 days
5h 42min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Paul Perchard
68 68 Tim Humfrey GB Keltec Challenger ~3000 07/10/01 09/12/01 63 days
3h 26min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Jo Lumsdon
69 69 Dominic Marsh GB Onward Atlantic ~3000 07/10/01 09/12/01 63 days
5h 52min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Gary Fooks
70 70 Julian McHardy GB McLlaid ~3000 07/10/01 10/12/01 63 days
16h 47min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Mark Williams
71 71 Dominic Comonte GB Team Nutri-Grain ~3000 07/10/01 10/12/01 64 days
5h 13min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Crispin Comonte
72 72 Benjamin Marty France La Gironde~3000 07/10/01 10/12/01 64 days
12h 31min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Olivier Villian
73 73 Alistair Smee GB Linda ~3000 07/10/01 15/12/01 69 days
13h 45min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Chris Marett
74 74 Steve Dawson GB Mrs D~3000 07/10/01 16/12/01 70 days
9h 12min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Mick Dawson
75 75 Dugald Macdonald South Africa/ Australia Brunetto ~3000 07/10/01

18/12/01

71 day
18h 30min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
David Mitchell
76 76 Denis Bribosia Belgium/France Embarquons les 
Droits de l'Homme
~3000 07/10/01

18/12/01

72 days
4h 08min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Gregory Loret
77 77 Graham Walters GB George Geary ~3000 07/10/01 24/12/01 77 days
21h 02min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Michael Ryan
78 78 Damian West GB 43º West ~3000 07/10/01 26/12/01 79  days
21h 41min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Alex Hinton
79 79 Xabier Agote Spain Euskadi 60 07/10/01

10/10/01

3 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
El Hierro, Canary Islands
Urko Mendiburu ~3000

22/11/01

30/12/01

81 day

El Hierro, Canary Islands,

Port St. Charles,
Barbados

80 80 Ian Chater GB This Way Up ~3000 07/10/01

31/12/01

84 days
18h 56min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Tony Day
81 81 Niclas Mardfelt Sweden Uppsala.com >3000 07/10/01

10/01/02

95 days
5h 33min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Rune Larsson
82 82 Rik Knoop Holland Domani 2 10 07/10/01 08/10/01 1 day Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
returned 
for repairs
Michael Tuijn
83 83 Rik Knoop Holland Domani 2 15 08/10/01 09/10/01 1 day Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
returned 
for repairs
Michael Tuijn
84 84 Rik Knoop Holland Domani 2 -- 09/10/01

18/01/02

101 day Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Michael Tuijn
85 85 Malcolm Atkinson GB Kaos ~3000 07/10/01

23/01/02

108 days
14h 46min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
Ben Martell
86 86 Andrew Veal GB Troika Transatlantic

370

07/10/01 20/10/01 13 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
rescued due to health problem
Debra Veal ~3000

26/01/02

111 days
5h 38min
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
87 87 Jason Hart GB Dartmothian 180

07/10/01

rescued 7 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
--- (Incomplete)
David Hart
88 88 Richard Wood GB Spirit of Worcestershire 70 07/10/01 13/10/01 6 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
--- (Incomplete)
Rob Ringer
89 89 Jonathan Gornall GB Star Challenger ~1506 07/10/01 23/11/01 47 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
--- (Incomplete)
Dominic Biggs Hong Kong

432

20/10/01 13 days --- (Incomplete)

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