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ROWS   BY   R E L A T E D   P E R S O N S 

               Last update March 19 2011


No Ocean 1st Name Surname Country Relations Boat Miles Depart Arrival Days From To
1 Atlantic E to W (pair) Don Allum UK cousins QE3 2730 12/01/71 26/03/71 74 days Las Palmas 
(Grand Canaria)

Barbados (West Indies)

Geoff Allum
2 Atlantic W to E (pair) Don Allum UK cousins QE3 1000 05/06/72 19/08/72 76 days St. Johns, 
Newfoundland (Canada)

(Incomplete)
Geoff rescued due to injury

Geoff Allum 150 11/06/72 5 days
3 Atlantic E to W (pair) Curtis Saville USA

husband
& wife

Excalibur 2800 18/03/81 10/06/81 89 days Casablanca (Morocco)

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

Kathleen Saville
4 Pacific E to W 
(pair)
Curtis Saville USA husband
& wife
Excalibur 4000 04/07/84 21/08/85 189 days Calleo (Peru) via Galapagos Islands via Marquises Islands 
Cairns (Australia)
Kathleen Saville
5 Arctic N to S 
(pair)
Eugene Smurgis Russia father
& son
Max-4 3510 20/07/92 01/09/93 131 days Tiksi (Russia) London (England)
Alexander Smurgis
6 Atlantic E to W (pair) David Rice UK husband
& wife
Hannah Snell 2931 12/10/97 06/12/97 55 days
3 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Nadia Rice
7 Atlantic E to W (pair) Eamonn Kavanagh Ireland brothers Christina 2847 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 days
4 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Peter Kavanagh
8 Atlantic E to W (pair) Jan Meek UK mother
& son
Carpe Diem 3044 12/10/97 21/01/98 100 days
19 h
Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
Barbados (West Indies)
Daniel Byles
9 Atlantic E to W (pair) Jean Marc Meunier France husband
& wife
La Baleine 510 12/10/97 29/10/97 17 d Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
(Incomplete)
Marie Christine Meunier
10 Atlantic E to W (pair) Edward Boreham UK brothers Spirit of Spelthorne 840 12/10/97 13/11/97 28 days Los Gigantes, 
Tenerife (Canaria)
(Incomplete)
Matthew Boreham
11 Atlantic E to W (pair) Jason Hart UK cousins Dartmothian 180 07/10/01 rescued 7 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
(Incomplete)
David Hart
12 Atlantic E to W (pair) Kerry Blandin UK uncle & nephew Blandin 
Spirit of Jersey
3000 07/10/01 08/12/01 62 days
5 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Paul Perchard
13 Atlantic E to W (pair) Dominic Comonte UK brothers Team Nutri-Grain 3000 07/10/01 10/12/01 64 days
5 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Crispin Comonte
14 Atlantic E to W (pair) Steve Dawson UK brothers Mrs D 3000 07/10/01 16/12/01 70 days
9 h
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Mick Dawson
15 Atlantic E to W (pair) Andrew Veal UK husband
& wife
Troika Transatlantic 370 07/10/01 20/10/01 13 days Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Incomplete
Debra Veal 3000 26/01/02 111 days Barbados 
16 Atlantic E to W (pair) Ray Jardine USA husband
& wife
Caper 2917 07/11/02 30/12/02 53 days
10 h
St. Sebastian
La Gomera, Spain
Barbados (West Indies)
Jenny Jardine
17

Atlantic E to W (pair)

George Lambert-Porter Jnr

South Africa

father & son

Brunetto

3000  19/10/ 2003  5/1/ 2004

78d 1h

  St.Sebastian
 LaGomera,Spain

Barbados (West Indies)

George Lambert-Porter
18

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Sally

Kettle

UK

mother & daughter

Calderdale

3000  20/01/ 2004 5/05/ 2004 105 d 16h

St.Sebastian
 LaGomera,Spain

Barbados (West Indies)

Sarah

Kettle
19

Indian E to W (pair)

Alexander

Sinelnik

Russia

twin-brothers

   Rus

690

 22/04/ 2005 16/05/ 2005

24 days

Carnarvon
 (Western Australia)

 rescued

Sergey

Sinelnik
20

Atlantic W to E (four)

George Rock

GB

brothers-in-law

Naturally Best 

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
Robert Munslow
Steven Dawson
21

Atlantic E to W (four)

Justin

Adkin

GB

cousins

All Relative

~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
22

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Duncan Pearson

GB

brothers

Serenity Now

 

30/11/2005 24/01/2006

55 days

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

incomplete
rescued

Gareth Pearson
23

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Michael Tuijn

NL

brothers

Zeeman Challenger 3053 27/09/2006 12/12/2006

86 d 09h 15 min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Willemstad, Curacao,
Dutch Antilles

Ralf Tuijn
24

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Andrew Jordon-White

GB

brothers

Jaydubyoo ~3000 02/12/2007 07/02/2008

66 days
19h 43min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua

Joseph Jordon-White
25

Indian E to W (pair)

Sergey Sinelnik

Russia

twin-brothers

Rus 100 16/06/2008 18/06/2008

2 days

Carnarvon, WA

incomplete
rescued

Alexander Sinelnik
26

Indian E to W
(in team of four)

Phil McCorry

GB

brothers

Bexhill Trust Challenger 3600 19/04/2009 26/06/2009

68d 19h 40min

Geraldton, Western Australia

Port Louis,
Mauritius

Nick McCorry
27

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Norman Beech

GB

father & son

Beech Boys Atlantic ~3000 04/01/2010 27/03/2010

82 days

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain

Antigua

James  Beech
28

Atlantic E to W (pair)

Chris Cleghorn

GB

brothers

Papa Delta - 03/01/2011 09/03/2011

64d 13h

Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain

Antigua

Matthew Cleghorn
29

Atlantic E to W
(in team of 16)

Steve Roedde

Canada

father & son

Big Blue - 15/01/2011 04/03/2011

47d 18h

Tarfaya, Morocco

PSC, Barbados

Nigel Roedde
30

Atlantic E to W
(in team of 4)

Ross Turner

GB

brothers

Atlantic 4 - 05/12/2011 16/01/2012

41d 23h 34min

San Sebastian, La Gomera

PSC, Barbados

Hugo Turner
31

Atlantic E to W
(pair)

Richard Smalman-Smith

GB

husband
& wife

Dream it Do it - 05/12/2011 18/02/2012

75 days 1h 29min

San Sebastian, La Gomera

PSC, Barbados

Helen Smalman-Smith
              to be revised          
   
  Mid-Pacific E-W Sami Inkinen USA husband
& wife
Roosevelt - 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
Honeymoon   June 15 2016 August 23 2016 39 days 4hrs 46min Monterey, CA. USA Ala Wai Boat Harbour, O'ahu, Hawaii
Vasti Geldenhuys
  Atlantic E-W (pair) Martin Cruickshank Croatia brother & sister Fifty-Fifty   Nov 29 2016 10:00GMT in progress   Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Barbados
Fenella McAlister UK

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