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Chronological Listing of Ocean Rows to Barbados
Rows Completed

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ROWS 1 - 99
from January 12,  1971 till
December 15 2007

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ROWS 100 - ...
from January 12 2008

 

ROW # FIRST NAME SURNAME COUNTRY BOAT MILES DEPART ARRIVAL DAYS AT SEA FROM TO RECORD
1 Don Allum UK QE3 2730 12/01/71 26/03/71 74 d Las Palmas(Grand Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)

The First Double to row the Atlantic East-West

Geoff Allum
2 Hugh King-Fretts UK Hulu 2733 02/02/84 11/05/84 99 d 12h 30min Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies) The First solo to arrive to Barbados
3 Rob Hamill New Zealand Kiwi Challenge 2753 12/10/97 22/11/97 41 days
2 hours
55 min
Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies) Winners of the first ocean rowing race
Phil Stubbs
4 Pascal Blond France Atlantic Challenge 2906 12/10/97 30/11/97 49 d 7 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies) 3 - 26: the first ocean rowing race
Joseph Le Guen
5 David Rice UK Hannah Snell 2931 12/10/97 06/12/97 55 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Nadia Rice
6 Ian Blandin UK Spirit of Jersey 2933 12/10/97 08/12/97 57 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Rob Cassin
7 Eamonn Kavanagh Ireland Christina 2847 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 4 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)

The first team of brothers

Peter Kavanagh
8 Steve Issacs UK Toc H Phoenix 2875 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 11 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Mark Stubbs
9 Peter Hogden UK Hospiscare 2939 12/10/97 09/12/97 58 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Neil Hitt
10 John Searson UK Commodore Shipping 3046 12/10/97 11/12/97 59 d 12 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Carl Clinton 250 19/10/97 7 d --- (Incomplete)
Rescued due to injury
 
11 Wayne Callaghan UK Ryvita 2893 12/10/97 11/12/97 60 d 5 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Tim Welford
12 Steven Lee UK Kielder Atlantic Warrior 2829 12/10/97 12/12/97 61 d 2 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
John Bryant
13 Danniel Innes UK Golden Fleece 2861 12/10/97 12/12/97 61 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Peter Lowe
14 Graham Walters UK George Geary 2948 12/10/97 13/12/97 62 d 4 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Keith Mason-Moore
15 Duncan Nicoll UK Mt Gay Rum Runner 2980 12/10/97 14/12/97 63 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Jock Wishart
16 Andrew Watson UK Bitzer 2970 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Russell Reid
17 Simon Chalk UK Cellnet Atlantic Challenger 3012 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 3 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
George Rock
18 John Van Katwyck UK Endeavour 3016 12/10/97 15/12/97 64 d 7 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Geoff Gavey
19 Michael Elliot UK Cornish Challenger 2883 12/10/97 17/12/97 65 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Louis Hunkin
20 Charles Street UK Sam Deacon 2878 12/10/97 17/12/97 65 d 10 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Roger Gould
21 David Immelman South Africa Key Challenger 2861 12/10/97 18/12/97 66 d 14 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
David Mossman 50 20/10/97 7 d --- (Incomplete)
Airlifted off after a week
 
22 Stein Hoff Norway Star Atlantic 2938 12/10/97 20/12/97 68 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Arvid Benston
23 Jim Shekhdar UK Boatcom Waverider 2950 12/10/97 20/12/97 64 d 6 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Dave Jackson
24 Martin Bellamy UK Salamanca 2861 12/10/97 25/12/97 75 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Mark Mortimer
25 Isabel Fraser UK Stylus Mistral Endeavour 3058 12/10/97 04/01/98 83 d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)  
Richard Duckworth
26 Jan Meek UK Carpe Diem 3044 12/10/97 21/01/98 100 d 19 h Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Barbados (West Indies)

The First Mother&Son Team

Daniel Byles
27 Diana Hoff UK Star Atlantic II 3025 13/09/99 05/01/00 113d Los Gigantes, Tenerife (Canaria) Port St. Charles (Barbados)
Second woman to row an ocean solo
The second woman to row any ocean solo;
The oldest female oceanrower
28 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

The Second ocean rowing race

Steve  Westlake
29 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
30 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
31 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

The first female Double

Jude Ellis
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 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
36 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
37 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
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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
46 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
47 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
48 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
49 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
50 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
51 Dugald Macdonald South
Africa
Brunetto ~3000 07/10/01

18/12/01

71 day
18h 30min
Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
David Mitchell
52 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
53 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
54 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
55 Xabier Agote Spain Euskadi ~3000 22/10/01 30/12/01 81 day El Hiero, Spain Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Urko Mendiburu
56 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
57 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
58 Rik Knoop Holland Domani 2 -- 09/10/01

18/01/02

101 day Playa San Juan
Tenerife, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Michael Tuijn
59 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
60 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
 
61 Norman Butler GB Spirit of Swindon 2916 08/10/01

29/12/01

82 days
12h 40min
San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Phil Scuntlebury 2827 20/12/01 73 days rescued due to 
health problem
 
62 Theodore  Rezvoy Ukraine Odessa

3149

12/10/01

18/12/01

67days
6h 35min
San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
63 Fedor Konyukhov Russia Uralaz

3164

16/10/02

01/12/02

46 d 4 h San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
64 Ray Jardine USA Caper

2907

07/11/02

30/12/02

53 days
10h 46min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Jenny Jardine
65 Martin Wood GB Pacific Pete

3120

16/01/03

25/03/03

68 days
01 h 57 min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
66 James Fitzgerald

NZ

Holiday Shoppe Challenge   October 19 2003

November 28 2003 15:31GMT

New Record!!! 40days 5h 31min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
The Third ocean rowing race
The fastest Double to row the Atlantic East - West
Kevin Biggar
67 Matt Goodman

NZ

Team CRC

  October 19 2003

November 29 2003 00:28GMT

40days 14h 28min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Steve Westlake
68 Philip Als

Barbados

Rowing Home

  October 19 2003

December 02 2003 00:17GMT

43days 14h 17min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Randal Valdez
69 Jason McKinlay

GB

Pura Vida   October 19 2003

December 09 2003 22:50GMT

51days 11 h 50 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Phillip Carrington
70 Alan Watson

GB

Bright Spark   October 19 2003

December 10 2003 12:45GMT

52days 01 h 45 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Miles Barnett
71 Alasdair MacGregor

GB

Huntswood Atlantic Challenge   October 19 2003

December 13 2003 21.10GMT

55days 11 h 10 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Andrew Vinsen
72 Andy Giles

GB

Bluebell

  October 19 2003

December 17 2003 10.40GMT

59days 0h 20 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Faye Langham
73 Guy Quilter

GB

Atlantic Wholf

  October 19 2003

December 17 2003 14.45GMT

59days 4 h 45 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Hugo Ambrose
74 Adam Murfitt

GB

Spirit of Lancashire

  October 19 2003 December 17 2003 18.40GMT 59days 8 h 40 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Paul Nelson
75 Christopher Hall

GB

Team Altitude   October 19 2003

December 18 2003 23.30GMT

60days 13 h 30 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Richard Pullan
76 John Williams

GB

Two Blokes, No Smokes   October 19 2003

December 29 2003 13.09GMT

71days 3 h 09 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Michael Burke
77 David Pearse

GB

Petrel

  October 19 2003

January 1 2004 22.02GMT

76 days 12 h 02min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Sjaak De Jong

Holland

78 George Lambert-Porter Jnr

South Africa

Brunetto   October 19 2003

January 5 2004 11.23GMT  

78days 1h 23 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

The First Father&Son team

George Lambert-Porter
79 Mark Jacklin

GB

Per Ardua

  October 19 2003

January 5 2004 15.43GMT

78days 5h 43 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Mathew Stowers
80 Jeremy Hinton

GB

Mardine Meuse Lorraine

  October 23 2003

January 18 2004 18.30GMT

91days 8h 30 min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Sebastien Lefebvre

France

81 Graham Walters

GB

George Geary

3216

October 29 2003

January 26 2004 17.00GMT

89days 6h 15 min Playa Santiago,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
The First person to row the Atlantic East-West three times
82 Stuart Boreham

GB

Macmillan Spirit

3341

November 15 2003

March 3 2004 23:20GMT

109days 12h 09min

Playa Santiago,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

The First physically disabled to row any ocean

83 Jason Hart GB Queensgate

2907

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

February 26 2004 10:59GMT

Record

36days 59min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

The First Four to row any ocean.
Record for team of Four

Phil Langman
Yorkie Lomas
Shaun Barker
84 Christopher Morgan GB Carpe Diem

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 08 2004

48 days 6h 36min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

Ocean Rowing Regatta

Michael Perrens

85

Scott Wonenberg Zimbabwe Against all odds

~3000

January 22 2004 16:16GMT March 9 2004 47days 3h 40 min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Brett Sparrow
86 James Doust GB Linda

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 14 2004

54 days 9h 38min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Nigel Gower
87 Samson(Sam) Knight GB Pacific Pete TNT

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 19 2004

59 days 5h 48min

San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
The youngest solo oceanrower on route Atlantic East-West
88 Pavel Rezvoy Ukraine Marion Lviv

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 22 2004

61days 18h 15min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
The oldest oceanrower to row any ocean
89 William Stableforth GB Sea Slug

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 23 2004

62days 18h 03min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Nathaniel Spring
90 John Peck GB New Horizons

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT

March 28 2004

67days 14h 01min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Fraser Dodds

91

Matthew Boreham GB Alison May

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT   April 13 2004 83days.18h   27min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 

92

Richard  Wood GB NaJoJo

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT  May 1 2004 101days19h   30min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 

93

Sally Kettle GB Calderdale - The Yorkshire Challenger

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT May 5 2004 105days16h   28min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

The first Mother&Daughter Team

Sarah Kettle

94

Henry Dale GB

KennethC

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT May 18 2004 118days San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 
Justin Coleman

576

February 8 2004

19 days

rescued due to health problem  

95

Louis Ginglo Canada Moose on the Move

~3000

January 20 2004 11:00GMT May 20 2004 120days San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados
 

96

Michael Perrens GB Britannia Endeavour ~3000 November 12 2004     14:05GMT December 23  2004 07:33GMT 40days 17h 28min San Sebastian,
La Gomera, Spain
Port St. Charles,
Barbados

The fastest European Double;
Michael Perrens - the first person to row the Atlantic E-W twice in one year

Frank Gargan

97

Dom Mee GB Atlantic Quest 3118 January 14 2007 February 19 2007 
23:46:49GMT
37 days 08h 03min Porto Tazacorte, La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain Barbados,  West Indies  
Peter Bird
Ed James
Tom Rendell

98

Peter Donaldson GB/
Republic of Ireland
La Mondiale 3140 December 15 2007
13:05GMT
January 17 2008  
20:35GMT
New Record!!!
33 days 7h 30min
Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Canary Islands, Spain Port St Charles, Barbados,  West Indies Ocean Rowing Blue Riband - the fastest row across the Atlantic E-W (Canaries - Caribbean)
Mike Tooth
Julian Barnwell
Reinhardt von Hof
Ray Carroll
Charlie Taylor
Stuart Kershaw
Don Lennox
Oliver Dudley
 Rob Loder-Symonds
 Peter Luard

Jamie 

Walker
 Liam Hughes
Leven Brown Captain

99

Denis Richardson USA ORCA 3140 December 15 2007
13:05GMT
January 20 2008  
14:00GMT

time revised
Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria Canary Islands, Spain Port St Charles, Barbados,  West Indies First multihull to row an ocean
Chris Cuddihy
Ronnie Desiderio
Roy Finlay Captain

 

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l Port St Charles Atlantic Rowing Race 1997
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Ward Evans Atlantic Rowing Challenge 2001
l WoodVale Atlantic Rowing Race 2003
l ORSARR 2004

 

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