The first of the night time rows

Posted on May 23, 2014 in General, Uniting Nations

Each crew participating in the Great Pacific Race is required to complete at least 48 hours of practice rowing including at least 12 hours of which should be done at night.  This gives the crew the opportunity to test everything aboard to ensure that any problems with the equipment are identified before the start of the race, not during it.  It also means that the crew can get used to the rhythm of rowing and sleeping that many crews find it difficult to adjust to.  Last night Uniting Nations took to the flat waters of Monterey Bay at night at 10pm and rowed right through to 6am this morning when they returned.