News Archives: May 2014

  • Introducing Rowing 4 Reefs

    It’s heartwarming to see how many of our crews this year are rowing to raise money for causes that they passionately believe in, and...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Plastic Pollution

    When you’re a thousand miles from land, used to endless skies and endless seas, there can be few sights more jarring than a plastic...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Introducing Team Clearly Contacts

    Rebecca Berger (age 41) and Leanne Zrum (43), both Canadian, are competing in the Open Pairs class in this year’s race. Rebecca and Leanne met at...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Video: Stocking Up On Food

    One of the questions most often asked of ocean rowers is, “What do you eat?” The answer varies according to individual tastes and preferences,...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Introducing Uniting Nations

    As their name implies, the crew members of Uniting Nations hail from four different countries – Craig Hackett (age 30) from New Zealand, Andre...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Introducing Boatylicious

    “Wanted: females aged 25-40, GSOH, ocean rowing experience not essential.” Sounds like a personal ad, but this is how Crew Boatylicious was born – an...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Happy Birthday MPYC!

    Happy Birthday! Our host venue the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club celebrates its 61st Birthday. The MPYC, founded in 1953, is located at Wharf 2 in Monterey...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • Introducing Elsa Hammond

    One of our two solo female entrants in this year’s Great Pacific Race is Elsa Hammond, a 29-year-old PhD student from Bristol. Elsa is an...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • A Message To All Crews From Geoff Allum

    Ocean Rowing legend Geoff Allum has today sent us the following message for our crews: I think that if I could say anything to the crews...

    Posted 3 years ago

  • The first of the night time rows

    Each crew participating in the Great Pacific Race is required to complete at least 48 hours of practice rowing including at least 12 hours...

    Posted 3 years ago