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Titan World Record Speed Record Crossing Attempt

24 Feb 2012 13:00 GMT
Our new website is up and running, detailing our new World Record Speed Attempt from Gran Canaria on Sunday 26th February 2012 at 0700 GMT to Barbados. The Titan crew are after the elusive "4 minute mile of ocean rowing" and hoping to achieve a record sub-30 days. Visit our website for more details on this record, the phenomenal crew and awe... Read more

Last call for all potential Ocean Rowers for the Atlantic 2011!!

07 Sep 2011 15:38 BST

Latest Woodvale Seminar - September 2011

07 Sep 2011 12:00 BST
Woodvale Challenge would like to annouce their latest seminar date for 2011. Please come along. It is free and you can talk about Ocean Rowing guilt free for hours! Sunday 18th September 2011 at 11am at the Great River Race, Ham, Richmond in London No booking necessary but please contact Gemma so we can cater for the right numbers. ... Read more

Woodvale's Official Support Yacht is offering sailing experiences!

16 Mar 2011 10:48 GMT
Ocean sailing on Big Spirit Big Spirit Adventures and Woodvale are offering you the chance to get aboard Big Spirit for some sailing adventures from a simple day out, joining us for some offshore racing or even crossing an Ocean. Big Spirit will be the safety yacht for this year’s Atlantic Rowing Race, she was the winner of the 2004/2005 Globa... Read more

Britannia III makes land in Barbados

16 Mar 2011 10:41 GMT
Britannia III and her fourteen crew arrived in Barbados on 15th March 2011 at 02:36 GMT. Their final journey time was 42 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes. All crew are well and have rested and refuelled with food since arriving in the luxury marina of Port St Charles, Barbados. They were welcomed in by many friends and family who had been waiting for ... Read more

SEMINAR - 16th April 2011

14 Mar 2011 11:53 GMT
Woodvale Challenge would like to annouce their latest seminar date for 2011. Please come along. They're free and you can talk about Ocean Rowing guilt free for hours! Saturday 16th April 2011 @ 11:00 Slug and Lettuce, York, YO1 9QU No booking necessary but please contact Kate so we can cater for the right numbers The seminar will be hosted ... Read more

Week 3 of the Allum Cup - Squid and Birthdays!

22 Feb 2011 09:32 GMT
Squid, birthdays, wind and whales.  This week has had it all! With the thoughts of the record now out of their minds the crew of BRITANNIA III have been enjoying their rowing experience and some of the wildlife in the Atlantic Ocean.  First up were three pilot whales (not the ones in the image above).  It's amazing when yo... Read more

Mid-Atlantic Speed Record Attempts December 2011

15 Feb 2011 10:40 GMT
Woodvale are pleased to announce that they will be launching four of the fastest boats in existence in December 2011 to break the mid-Atlantic speed record.     Britannia III   Crossed the Atlantic in 2010 in 38 days. Currently at sea - ... Read more

Week 2 of the Allum Cup

14 Feb 2011 13:53 GMT
Some statistics for all those budding ocean rowers out there... Britannia III Average "Distance to Finish" = 58nm per day Average "Distance over Ground" = 61nm per day Rowed 870nm so far (just over a third of the way) 1785nm to go ... Read more

Week 1 of the Allum Cup and a NEW WORLD RECORD

08 Feb 2011 08:07 GMT
The Atlantic Allum Cup is now a week old for Britannia III.  After three weeks of delays, and a change of departure location, our support yacht Big Spirit finally counted the starting mark at 12:04 on 31st January 2011. Image courtesy of Jonathan Briggs Britannia III and her crew left Puerto de Mogan and the crowds of tourists and supporters be... Read more



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