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                 The ORS Int. is the official adjudicator of ocean rowing records for Guinness World Records

 

 

Kenneth Frank Crutchlow
 
the Founder and the President
of the The Ocean Rowing Society Int. 1983-2016

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March 18, 1944 -  January 17, 2016

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   Polar Ocean Rowers wanted  - 2021 Most challenging and most prestigious row in history!

 

Attention of all those who are going to row an ocean!

If you wish ORS Int. to list and promote your row and submit and adjudicate your row for any Guinness World Records then you must complete standard registration with the ORS Int. before starting to row.
 
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Arrivals:  

Zirk Botha (South Africa)

Front Row (BEL)  


Now at Sea        


Andrew Baker (UK)

 


Atlantic Dash (UK and EI)


Team EU (NLD, FRA, MLT, GRC and  GUF/BRA)

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Calendar of ocean rows in   ●  2021

 



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ARRIVALS

 
 

    Zirk Botha (ZAF) - Row2Rio

         
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Is going to row from Cape Town, South Africa to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in his open class boat.

Zirk attempted to depart on this route on 5th December 2020 but returned to land after one day after facing adverse weather conditions.


Departed Cape Town, South Africa at 06:00 UTC on 19th December 2020
Arrived Buzios, Brazil at 01:45 UTC on 27th February 2021

69 days, 19 hours, 45 minutes

Awaiting adjudication of mainland to mainland status

 

 

 

Front Row - Koen De Gezelle, Jelle Veyt and Gijs Vanden Bogaerde (all BEL)

         
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Are aiming to be the first to row the Atlantic East to West, mainland to mainland. From Portimao, Portugal to Miami, USA - non-stop, in their boat "Jan Martens"
 

Departed Portimao, Portugal at 10:15 UTC on 25th February 2021
 

Due to extreme seasickness experienced by the crew, expedition has been cut short. Arrived into Marina Puerto Chico, Tenerife on 12th March 2021. Crew are safe and well.
 

 

 

    Andrew Baker (UK) - Reach into the blue

         
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Andrew Baker departed for his row across the Atlantic E to W from Lagos, Portugal to Barbados on board his boat Aurelia.


Departed from Lagos, Portugal on December 8th 2020.

Arrived into Port St Charles, Barbados at 12:16 UTC 16th March 2021.
 

 


 

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Team EU - Ralph Tuijn (NLD), Dolores Desclaveliere (FRA), Steve Chetcuti (MLT), Georgios Ardanavis (GRC) and Patrice Maciel (GUF/BRA)

         
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Team EU
are rowing the Atlantic East to West from Portimao, Kourou, French Guyana.
 

Departed Portimao, Portugal at 16:15 UTC on 1st March 2021

 


 

Team Atlantic Dash - Darren 'Billy' Taylor,  Matthew Pritchard, Martin Hestletine (all UK) and Johnny Ward (IE)

         
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Team Atlantic Dash are rowing the Atlantic East to West (Trade Winds I route) from Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Canary Islands to Antigua.
 
Departed Playa Blanca, Lanzarote at 07:56 UTC on 6th March 2021

Damaged seats - Towed to Fuerteventura. The crew will assess the damage and aim to restart their row soon.

Following repairs to the boat following a tow to Fuerteventura, the crew departed Puerto Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura at 09:23 UTC on 13th March 2021
 


Any crews who has not registered with the Ocean Rowing Society International will have a single line of text here giving details of their row. They will be included in the overall statistics but their rows and any records achieved will not be registered with the Guinness World Records or include links to their website, tracking etc. To register your row, please click here.

 


Calendar of ocean rows in 2021

 

Erden Eruc (USA and TUR) - Team Around-n-Over

  Cyril Derreumaux (FRA/USA)

is aiming to row solo from San Francisco to Hong Kong, nonstop across the Pacific Ocean in his boat "Calderdale"
The departure is planned for May 2021
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  is going to kayak the mid-Pacific E-W solo from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii in his bespoke kayak "Valentine".
 The departure is planned for May 2021.
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   Peter Rhodes (UK)

  Guy Rigby and TBC (UK)


is going to row the Atlantic solo West to East from Canada - from St Johns, Newfoundland to Oban, Scotland.
The departure is planned for: Postponed
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is going to row the Atlantic East to West from La Gomera to Antigua in a pair as part of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.
 The departure is planned for December 2021
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Matt Mason, Joel Mcglynn, Ian Clinton, Dom Rogers (all UK)

  Milan Svetlik (CZ/USA)

are going to row the Atlantic West to East from New York, USA to London, England.
The departure is planned for: May 2021
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  is going to row the Atlantic solo West to East from New York, USA to the Scilly Isles, UK.
 The departure is planned for April 22 2021
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Victoria Evans (UK)

  Emma Wolstenholme (UK)


s
attempting to be the fastest female to row the Atlantic East to West along the Trade Winds 1 route from the Canary Islands to Barbados.
The departure is planned for: End of Feb 2022
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is
going to row the Atlantic East to West from the Canary Islands to Antigua (tbc).
The departure is planned for: December 2021
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Departing Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco on 25th May 2021.
Finishing at Diamond Head, Hawaii.
2,400nm of hard ocean rowing.
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Picture setting off amidst the backdrop of the iconic skyline of San Francisco, passing under the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge and rowing away from the carnival atmosphere of the race village and out into the world's largest ocean. Over the first few days you'll be rowing through one of the countries largest national marine sanctuaries teaming with rich marine life and then off into thousands of miles of open water until the shores of O'ahu and the Hawaiian beaches of Waikiki.

 

 

Calendar of ocean rows in 2023

 

Frank Rothwell (UK)

     


is
attempting to be the oldest person to row the Atlantic East to West along the Trade Winds 1 route from the Canary Islands to West Indies.
The departure is planned for: End of January 2023.
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