ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Rowing 3000 miles unsupported
across the Atlantic Ocean

We’re rowing across the Atlantic Ocean in December 2021. Our crew of 5 will be rowing in 2-hour shifts, 24 hours a day for over a month as we race other crews in the 2021 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, chirpily described as “The World’s Toughest Rowing Race”. We will be rowing unsupported, carrying all of our food and supplies on board, and face up to 40ft waves, sleep deprivation and using a bucket as a toilet.

Why? It’s the sort of challenge we all dream of completing. It’s a physical test of endurance and stamina. More so it’s a mental test of resilience in the face of danger, claustrophobia and tedium. It’s the sort of opportunity most people don’t get or won’t risk, and we’re grabbing it with both hands.

“More people have climbed Everest than have rowed an ocean”

We’re also rowing to raise money for Reverse Rett – a charity dedicated to changing the lives of those suffering with Rett Syndrome; a neurological condition that’s having a profound effect on the family of one of our crew. Find out more about Reverse Rett on the charity page.

We need your help to do this. If you have a company or business who would like to become a Corporate Sponsor please check out the sponsorship packages we have available. If you would like to make a personal contribution you can either become a Stowaway or join our Shore Crew by donating to our Go Fund Me fundraising page.

Our 3,000 mile row
across the Atlantic
starts in

We were interviewed as part of the Reverse Rett Big Night In at the start of December. Check out the video above for our section of the show.

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Ross on a Podcast

Ross has been interviewed on the Reverse Rett Podcast by the charity’s founder Rachael Stevenson! It’s a great interview and answers a lot of questions we’re often asked about the challenge. Give it a listen by clicking on the button below. During the conversation, Ross and Rachael chat about what’s actually involved in racing across…

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Big Night In

Reverse Rett is our chosen charity as you know, and they host an annual fundraising dinner at this time of year. Ordinarily this is in a fancy London venue and everyone gets dressed up for an evening’s food, entertainment and enriching spirits. This year they decided to take this party online rather than cancel it…

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2020 race going ahead!

Much to everyone’s relief, the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge will be going ahead as normal, with the race starting 1 month from now (squeaky bum time)! Atlantic Campaigns who organise the race have been working hard to ensure that competitors are able to stay as safe as possible during the pre-race run up in…

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