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  • An Introduction To Ocean Navigation

    The early ocean rowers, like Harbo and Samuelsen in 1896 used sextants to navigate their courses. The challenges would have been enormous; a sextant works...

    Posted 5 years ago

  • Introducing Pacific Warriors

    Between the four members of crew Pacific Warriors, they manage to cover two sexes and three nationalities – Duncan Tebb (age 33) is a...

    Posted 5 years ago

  • 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 years ago