A blog from the Row2Rio team – On dry land…

11 days ago, the Row2Rio team landed on the East Coast of Brazil after 54 days rowing the Atlantic, breaking 2 world records. You’re probably wondering what the team have been up to since…… A blog from the Row2Rio team – On dry land… What will we do with our first few days on land?…

A final blog post from Luke Richmond, Day 52 -54

A final blog post from Luke Richmond, Day 52 -54 I have forgotten what it’s like to have a sleep that lasts longer than 90min. Normally I love my sleep, I’m in bed by 9pm and sleep through till 5am every night without fail. I thought the lack of sleep was going to be the…

THE LANDING

THEY DID IT. The Row2Rio landed at 16.30 local time after 2 months at sea breaking a number of world records. The team landed 35 miles north of Recife! CONGRATULATIONS ROW2RIO

The final blog from Jake Heath, Day 54

The final blog from Jake Heath, Day 54 Finally it’s our last day. We have 54miles till we hit land. We have fireworks, a flotilla, the Brazilian media and British consular people and townspeople of Recife waiting for us to row into the Marina to a fantastic reception. The only problem is that we can’t…

Luke Richmond, Day 49-51

A blog from Luke Richmond, Day 49-51 I have forgotten what it’s like to have a sleep that lasts longer than 90min. Normally I love my sleep, I’m in bed by 9pm and sleep through till 5am every night without fail. I thought the lack of sleep was going to be the toughest part of…

Luke Richmond, Day 1-2

Day 1 – 3 It was a brutal first day and night, sea sickness had three of us spewing all at once, only Jake seemed un effected. I was sure I was about to die. We had a nice visit from a pod of dolphins just as the sun was going down, they were most…

So how do we fuel ourselves across the Atlantic?

So how do we fuel ourselves across the Atlantic? We are rowing 12 hours per day in six 2hr sessions, maybe getting 4.5hours sleep in the night and naps in the day to boost those numbers up. It’s quite a challenge, but after 45 days we have each worked out what works for us.High calorie…

Jake Heath, Day 54

A little blog from Jake Heath, Day 54 When the Insignium Row2Rio team were held up in Lagos due to foul weather we had a week of sitting in an appartment and watching the travel channel as it was the only one in English. We must have watched Michael Palin go round the world at…

Jake Heath, Day 52

A blog from Jake Heath, Day 52 Is this what purgatory feels like? All your family waiting for you on a sandy beach as desperate to see you as you are to see them. They are drinking fresh coconut and cocktails, hotel buffet breakfasts and steak dinners. You are in the nether zone, hot as…

Luke Richmond, Day 46-48

A blog from, Luke Richmond Day 46-48 We have had the good, the bad and the ugly on this trip and today had a combination of all three. The good being that we made great speed and progress towards Recife, the bad being that it came with a shove from massive waves over our right…

So how So how do we fuel ourselves across the Atlantic?

So how do we fuel ourselves across the Atlantic? We are rowing 12 hours per day in six 2hr sessions, maybe getting 4.5hours sleep in the night and naps in the day to boost those numbers up. It’s quite a challenge, but after 45 days we have each worked out what works for us.High calorie…