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"....the oceanic feeling, feelings of limitless horizons opening up to the vision, the feeling of being simultaneously more powerful and more helpless...."

-Abraham Maslow on Self Actualization

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Row Laugh Explore


"....the oceanic feeling, feelings of limitless horizons opening up to the vision, the feeling of being simultaneously more powerful and more helpless...."

-Abraham Maslow on Self Actualization

18 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS:

Crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 2011:

Two Guinness World Records:
-fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean
-highest consecutive number of days rowed a distance over 100 miles (12 days)

Other honors:
-Blue Riband Trophy of Oceanrowing
-fastest crossing in the history as compared to the average speed of any row on any ocean
-highest total number of days rowed a distance over 100 miles during one crossing (16 days)

 

Crossing of the Indian Ocean in 2014:

Three Guinness World Records:
-fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean
-fastest crossing of the Indian Ocean East to West
-the longest distance rowed by a crew

Other honors:
-first person to simultaneously hold overall speed world records on 2 different oceans

 

Pacific Ocean crossing in 2016:

Two Guinness World Records:
-fastest crossing of the Pacific Ocean
- FIRST TO HOLD OVERALL SPEED RECORDS ON ALL 3 OCEANS

Other honors:

-Winner of the Great Pacific Race 2016 in classic class
-Winner of the Great Pacific Race 2016 in all classes (against open class)

 

2017 : Arctic Ocean Row

11 Guinness World Records:

POLAR ROW i

-Northernmost latitude ( 78°15'20'') reached by a rowing vessel
-Fastest crossing of the Arctic Ocean (overall speed record)
-First to row the Arctic Ocean South to North
-Biggest crew to row in the Arctic (5)
-FIRST TO ROW 4 OCEANS
-FIRST TO HOLD CURRENT SPEED RECORDS ON 4 OCEANS

POLAR ROW ii

-Northernmost departure point ( 78°13' )
-Northernmost latitude reached by a rowing vessel (ice shelf edge - 79°55'50'')
-Biggest crew to row in the Arctic (6)
-First to row the Arctic Ocean both directions

other honors:

-MOST RECORD BREAKING OCEAN ROWER
-Most record breaking man power expedition: 2017

 

Some more stats:

-calories burned per day : 5000-8000
-average distance rowed per day : between 130 km or 80 miles.
total time rowed so far : 150 days
shifts missed : 0
total distance rowed so far in a straight line : 18500 km or 11500 miles (46% of the globe circumference)
oars broken by Fiann : 4
total effort comparable to : running 300 marathons

 

Photography by Fiann Paul.