…AND THE WINNER IS!

Steaming into English Harbour, Antigua last night, LATITUDE 35 arrived to blowing boat horns and loud cheers from an enthusiastic crowd of friends, family and supporters.

The team of four managed to smash the previous Race Record, and set a new World Record in crossing the Atlantic from La Gomera to Antigua in just 35 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes.

Skipper Jason Caldwell was joined on the crossing by fellow American Matthew Brown and had recruited Angus Collins and Alex Simpson from the UK to create the ultimate group of rowing athletes.

Along the way, the team rowed in large stretches with three crew members on the oars for two hours, followed by short rest of just 1 hour and 40 minutes, before they again hit the oars.

The team apparently got along remarkably well. Alex Simpson said on arrival that “during the entire journey we did not once have a major argument. We put any differences aside, and all focused on our sole goal of winning the race

Tired, but incredibly happy, the boys seem to have been impacted differently by the crossing. After stepping on the scales, Matt realised he had lost more than 40 pounds, while Angus jokingly said he had actually GAINED 10 pounds during the last 35 days! All four agreed though that this had been the most incredible journey of their life and in one fashion or another, they would in the future indeed all row the Atlantic again.

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…AND THE WINNER IS!

Steaming into English Harbour, Antigua last night, LATITUDE 35 arrived to blowing boat horns and loud cheers from an enthusiastic crowd of friends, family and supporters.

The team of four managed to smash the previous Race Record, and set a new World Record in crossing the Atlantic from La Gomera to Antigua in just 35 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes.

Skipper Jason Caldwell was joined on the crossing by fellow American Matthew Brown and had recruited Angus Collins and Alex Simpson from the UK to create the ultimate group of rowing athletes.

Along the way, the team rowed in large stretches with three crew members on the oars for two hours, followed by short rest of just 1 hour and 40 minutes, before they again hit the oars.

The team apparently got along remarkably well. Alex Simpson said on arrival that “during the entire journey we did not once have a major argument. We put any differences aside, and all focused on our sole goal of winning the race

Tired, but incredibly happy, the boys seem to have been impacted differently by the crossing. After stepping on the scales, Matt realised he had lost more than 40 pounds, while Angus jokingly said he had actually GAINED 10 pounds during the last 35 days! All four agreed though that this had been the most incredible journey of their life and in one fashion or another, they would in the future indeed all row the Atlantic again.

BD_Latitude35_Arrival_Card 2_1153

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