24th January 2017

The latest blog has arrived from Justin: – End of week 6 is upon us and the day started by another whale coming to say hello just as the sun rose up in the distance. For some unknown reason we are attracting the whales. The heat is getting stronger every day and the cabin is[…]

19th January 2017 – 1000 nm to go!

19th January 2017 Whilst the first four man crew have arrived in Antigua in a race and world record time, our guys have also passed another physical and psychological milestone. Yesterday the distance to finish went below 1,000 nautical miles and is now currently standing at 945 nautical miles to go. They are maintaining 6th[…]

19th Janaury 2017 – The Winners!

  Update from Atlantic Campaigns We have a Winner! We are happy to announce that tonight at 21:33 (local time UTC-4 hours) Team Latitude 35 Racing, Jason Caldwell, Matthew Brown, Angus Collins & Alex Simpson crossed the Finish Line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2016 setting both a Race and World Record!! 35 DAYS,[…]

16th January 2017

16th January 2017 Here are some extracts from Justin’s messages home over the last week: – Been battered by some strong Northerly winds with a big swell, but had some nice early morning rows with beautiful sunrises. Been thinking about BLT’s from the Guardhouse cafe but trying to stop the thoughts-feeling quite nauseous/weird when thinking[…]

11th January 2017

11th January 2017 A brilliant update received from Justin: At midday today we passed ‘our’ halfway point that we had of 1335 nm to go. We decided to celebrate with a swim mid Atlantic. The sea was calm and conditions perfect for a dip. Azud jumped in attached to the boat and thrashed around for[…]

10th January 2017 – Halfway!

Justin and Azud have been in the Atlantic for 27 full days at midday today and they have reached the enormous milestone of halfway. They have rowed 1376 nm and have 1363 nm to go to arrive at the finish in Antigua. They are also very close to their £10,000 fundraising target for Rowcroft having[…]

9th January 2017

Another message from Justin has arrived. They’re approaching half way and the weather looks to be changing in their favour again, but for some of the fleet further back it looks like they’re having a tough time from the conditions. We’ve had quite a bad night. The boat was being tossed around in big waves[…]