The Ocean Rowing Society International

Kenneth Frank Crutchlow
Kenneth Frank Crutchlow

It is with deep regret and sadness that we have to inform you that
Kenneth Frank Crutchlow,
the Founder and the President of the The Ocean Rowing Society Int. since 1983 (Bio),
passed away on January 17, 2016.
The service will take place at 12:15pm on Thursday, February 4, 2016
at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Chapel
Aldersbrook Road
London, E12 5DQ


Coxless Crew - Emma Mitchell, Laura Penhaul , Natalia Cohen and Meg Dyos (GB)

After having completed the second leg of their row across the Pacific E-W (1.California-Hawaii, 2.Hawaii-Samoa) are rowing on to Australia on board Doris, to become the first all-female crew to row across the Pacific.
For the second leg (Hawaii – Samoa) Lizanne Van Vuuren replaced...Read More »

Returned / Rescued / Suspended

Gemma Chalk, Clare Lanyon, Jane McIntosh and Olivia Wilson (GB)

Undertook an attempt to row the Atlantic E – W on board Fire Ant from Gran Canaria to Barbados chasing the current female speed record

Left Puerto De Mogan January 26, 2016 at 10:00GMT.

Due to capsize, broken oars and damage to navigation and safety equipment the team was rescued on the evening...Read More »

Now at Sea

Levente Kovácsik & Norbert Ádám Szabó (Hungary)

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are paddling the Atlantic E-W on board ocean kayak Kele, from Spain to English Harbour, Antigua with a stop over in Gran Canaria, to become the first team of Two to complete such a voyage.

Departed from Mazagon,...Read More »

Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2015

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2015 Run by Atlantic Campaigns
from San Sebastian de La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain

Solo, Pairs, Fours. (the list of entrants >>>)
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Started from San Sebastian de La Gomera on Sunday December 20, 2015 at 09:00GMT

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Team The Tempest Two - James Whittle & Tom Caulfield

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Team The Tempest Two are rowing the Atlantic E-W from Gran Canaria to Barbados on board Deus

Left Puerto Mogan, Gran Canaria on December 18, 2015 at 15:00GMT (t.b.c.)

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On Standby

Davey du Plessis & Robyn Spence Wolff (SA)

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are going to pedal the Atlantic Ocean E-W from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro on board custom built pedal boat Vaquita and dedicate the voyage to addressing mass extinction caused by humans. When successful, they will become the first...Read More »

Future rows in 2016

Graham Walters (UK)

Is getting ready to set off to sea again. Graham has already rowed the Atlantic E-W four times (2 – in Pair and 2 – Solo), the last time – in a historic boat of David Johnstone & John Hoare – Puffin.
This time he will row a restored and...Read More »