THE RACE:

FUNFACTS

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ATLANTIC

V.
EVEREST

MILLION OAR

STROKES

1.5

Each team will row in excess of 1.5 million oars or strokes over a race.

HOURS

OF ROW AND SLEEP

2

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.

EUROS

6M

Over 6 milion euros has been raised for charities worldwide over the past 4 races.

SUPPORT

24/7

The teams are supported 24/7 by two land-based duty officers.

DAYS

96

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 

10

Each rower needs to aim to comsume 10 liters of water per day.

CALORIES

5,000

Rowers burn in excess of 5,000 calories per day.

TOILET

0

There is no toilet on board; rowers use a bucket!

KILOGRAMS

12

Each rower loses on average 12kg crossing the Atlantic.

DAYS

7

In 2018 race, solo rower Kelda Wood (Row 2 Raise) was kept company by a whale for nearly 7 days.

MINUTES

30

A fully functioning water maker takes 30 mins to make 20 liters of water.

KM DEEP

8.5

At the deepest, the Atlantic Ocean is 8.5 km / 5.28 miles deep.

FEET WAVES

40-60

The waves the rowers will experience can measure up to 60 ft high.

WINNING TEAM SOUVENIR

2013

The 2013 winning Team Locura arrived in Antigua with a Blue Marlin beak pierced through the hull of the boat.

Safety Yachts

2

In the 2013 race, one yacht travelled a massive 9,000nm.