Hallin Marine, An Offshore Support Company, Sponsors Transatlantic Rowers

The six rowers of Team Hallin have set off on their transatlantic row and are on schedule to break the world record. Hallin Marine is sponsoring ‘Team Hallin' as they attempt to shave more than three days from the current record of 33 days and seven hours for rowing the Atlantic from the Canary Islands to Barbados. Skipper David Hosking, MBE, steered the trimaran … [Read more...]

Solo Rowing Mission Around the World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LHm2W2rHsI&eurl=http://www.virginglobalrow.com/ Oliver Hicks, 27 year old British adventure, pushes off this week from Wellington, New Zealand in an attempt to complete the first ever solo circumnavigation of the world by row boat. The journey will cover a distance of over 15,000 miles with Oliver expecting a return to New Zealand sometime … [Read more...]

Surviving Heavy Weather On A Rowboat – Roz Savage

In 1896 the first ever row across a major body of water was marked in the record books. Since that day when Samuelson and Harbo completed their voyage over 200 people have rowed across the Atlantic and seven women have done it solo including Roz Savage. Today she is looking to one up herself in an attempt to travel unsupported and alone (in a rowboat remember) from San … [Read more...]