My First Brush with Ocean Rowing

My First Brush with Ocean Rowing

Last Saturday, I embarked on an Amy-first: getting into a rowing boat and heading out to sea. First let me say that my nautical experience is by no means vast. Apart from a few outings as a child and an interest in river rafting and rib rides, I have been firmly land-locked. But on the 6th June 2017, I began my first day working with Shoreseeker and the entire ocean rowing world opened up to me...

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The other side...

The other side...

Yesterday (Tuesday) lunch time the crew of Shoreseeker SS1 crossed the finish line in Mahon Marina in Menorca, the culmination of nearly 200NM of open water rowing.

We, at home, all know the Med as a warm and sunny retreat with sandy beaches and flat seas. These guys along with the team in SS2 and all the crews from race 1 know it as a fierce and powerful opponent when you're armed only with a set of oars...

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