John Fairfax is perhaps one of the most outstanding personalities which I have come across and definitely one of the most illustre personalities in the ocean rowing scene. This interview with him was made shortly after he beach his boat, … Continued
I’m very much looking forward for the documentary of Erden Eruç’s 5 year human powered circumnavigavation, Around-n-Over. As a little appetizer, here’s the new trailer: Don’t forget to also visit the documentary’s website: Castawaywithapurpose.
Some say it’s the toughest race on Earth. While you can argue about this, it’s certainly tough. And what makes it so is the fact, that as a first timer, and this is what most competitors are, one can’t really … Continued
Ocean rowing is an increasingly popular extreme sport where oceans are crossed or islands are circumnavigated with purepose-built expedition rowing boats. Ocean Rowing Today Since 1997 a biennial rowing race on the Atlantic is taking place. This competition with starting … Continued
June 6, 1896: two Norwegian immigrants set out to become the first men to ever row across an ocean. Unfortunately the outcome of their brave and unique adventure didn’t keep up with their expectations. George Harbo and Frank Samuelsen set … Continued
Exclusively for Theodore Rezvoy’s Coast 2 Coast challenge to become the first to row the Indian Ocean from mainland Australia to mainland Africa, Erden Eruc gives some deep insights into his experiences as well as a strong vision about the … Continued
The Rames Guyane from Dakar, Senegal to French Guyana is known as the toughest Oceanrowing race and the only one where the contestants row exclusively solo.
In 1969 John Fairfax became the first to row across an ocean single-handedly. From Tenerife/Canary Islands to Florida. This feat had been considered so extraordinary at that time, that even the crew of Apollo 11 sent him a message of … Continued