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Comparative Maps and Charts of Row Progress
 "James Robert Hanssen" (2006)   and    Team "Vopak Victory" (2005)

     

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Photo by Sophie Hughes (click on the image to enlarge it)

Dutch team 'Vopak Victory' was the first  team of Four  that rowed
the Atlantic W-E  from USA to Europe.
They crossed the
Longitude of Bishop's Rock Lighthouse, Isles of Scilly after  60 days 16 hours at sea.

To see the progress charts and maps of the team Vopak Victory click here >>>



 

 

Falmouth, Cornwall, Port Pendennis Marina,
 finish point of the Shepherd Ocean Fours Rowing Race
August 20th at 18:48:35GMT the American team ‘James Robert Hanssen’ landed in
 Port Pendennis Marina
after 71 days 3 hours 22 minutes 35 seconds at sea

 

CONGRATULATIONS ! CONGRATULATIONS ! CONGRATULATIONS !


 

August 20th
The peak of high tide in Falmouth is at 15:02GMT (16:02BST)  followed by low tide at approx. 3/4 knts
 ( see the tides' chart )

 
Positions of
 'JR Hanssen'
by
Service Argos
for
Shepherd Ocean Four Atlantic
 Rowing Race
 

 

 

 

           At  14:44GMT Aug18th 2006 "James Robert Hanssen" crossed the finish line -
the longitude of Bishop's Rock

 

 


 
 


August 18th 2006  Day 69

 


 

 CROSSING OF THE FINISH LINE BY THREE TEAMS IN 2005
AND
  TEAM "J.R.HANSSEN" IN 2006

 
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Day 42

Day 49

 
 

 
 

 

Day 57

Day 60

Day 60 + 16 hours

Day 66

Day 66 details

Day 67 details

 
 
 

Sunday 20 Aug  19:00 BST 

 
 

Wind speed and direction for the boat "James Robert Hanssen"
 WSW  10 knts

 
 

  

 

For convenience of this calculation we are using the positions of the Isles of Scilly as a finish point, 
 the longitude of which is accepted as a finish line of the Atlantic crossing

 

Distance from
Liberty Landing Marina, Jersey City, New Jersey -
the start point of  
'James Robert Hanssen' -
to the Isles of Scilly as the crow flies is
3257 miles (5241 km) (2830 nautical miles)

Distance from
 the Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey -
 the start point of
'Vopak Victory' -
to the Isles of Scilly as the crow flies is
3256 miles (5239 km) (2829nautical miles)

Day

Distance from the start

Distance to the finish Average speed Day Distance from the start Distance to the finish Average speed

Day 7

463 miles

2891 miles 66 miles Day 7 487 miles 2934 miles 69.6 miles

Day 14

875 miles

2526 miles 62.5 miles Day 14  978 miles  2475 miles 69.8 miles
Day 21

1330 miles

2135 miles 63.33 miles Day 21 1411 miles  2096 miles 67 miles
        Day 27 Halfway mark
Day 28 1659 miles 1720 miles 59.25 miles Day 28 1745 miles 1649 miles 62 miles
Day 29

Halfway mark

       
Day 35 1929 miles 1408 miles 55.11 miles Day 35 2099 miles 1269 miles 59.9 miles
Day 42 2283 miles 1059 miles 54.35 miles Day 42 2508 miles 855 miles 59.7 miles
Day 49 2592 miles 753 miles 52.9 miles Day 49 2725 miles 621 miles 55.6 miles
Day 56

2962 miles

345 miles 52.9 miles Day 56 3035 miles 282 miles 54.2 miles
Day 57 2984 miles 298 miles 52.35 miles Day 57 3083 miles 222 miles 54.1 miles
Day 58 2982 miles 289 miles 51.41 miles Day 58 3162 miles 140 miles 54.5 miles
Day 59 2995 miles 275 miles 50.76 miles Day 59 3232 miles 99 miles 54.8 miles
Day 60 3024 miles 248 miles 50.4 miles Day 60 3241 miles 38 miles 54.02 miles
Day 61 3033 miles 241 miles 49.72 miles 16 hours 3279 miles 0 miles  
Day 62 3069 miles 206 miles 49.5 miles        
Day 63 3089 miles 185 miles 49.03 miles        
Day 64 3104 miles  174 miles 48.5 miles        
Day 65 3135 miles 144 miles 48.23 miles        
Day 66 3176 miles  103 miles 48.12 miles        
Day 67 3227 miles 52 miles 48.16 miles        
Day 68 3231 miles 47 miles 47.52 miles        
Day 69 3258 miles 0 miles 47.21 miles        

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