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Each team will row in excess of 1.5 million oars or strokes over a race.
OF ROW AND SLEEP
Rowers will row for 2 hours, and sleep for 2 hours, constantly for 24 hours a day.
More people have climbed Mt. Everest than rowed an ocean.
Over 6 milion euros has been raised for charities worldwide over the past 4 races.
The teams are supported 24/7 by two land-based duty officers.
In the 2016 race, solo rower Daryl Farmer arrived in Antigua after 96 days, rowing without a rudder to steer with nearly 1,200 miles / 40 days.
LITERS OF WATER
Each rower needs to aim to comsume 10 liters of water per day.
Rowers burn in excess of 5,000 calories per day.
There is no toilet on board; rowers use a bucket!
Each rower loses on average 12kg crossing the Atlantic.
In 2018 race, solo rower Kelda Wood (Row 2 Raise) was kept company by a whale for nearly 7 days.
A fully functioning water maker takes 30 mins to make 20 liters of water.
At the deepest, the Atlantic Ocean is 8.5 km / 5.28 miles deep.
The waves the rowers will experience can measure up to 60 ft high.
WINNING TEAM SOUVENIR
The 2013 winning Team Locura arrived in Antigua with a Blue Marlin beak pierced through the hull of the boat.
In the 2013 race, one yacht travelled a massive 9,000nm.
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