The Race Details
Rowers from all over the world will meet two weeks before race start and prepare themselves for what is ahead of them – THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST ROW! Teams will compete on equal terms in solo, pair, trio, four & five teams.
The entry fees for the TALISKER Whisky Atlantic Challenge (including the initial registration fee of 500 € per crew member)
Your race entry fee includes, among other things:
Full support for your rowing campaign including all paperwork, office support and advice throughout the build up to the race.
Race insurance and individual insurance for repatriation if rescued whilst at sea due to a medical reason
Atlantic Campaigns website with brokerage service, news and contact details, race rules, gallery and much more.
“ROWERS AREA” on the website for signed up participants with access to needed forms, supplier & equipment list, courses info, seminars info, special deals for AC rowers and much more!
Boat tracking (tracking beacons) – sending positions back to race website.
24/7 emergency race cover, liaising with rescue services if required, monitoring progress, tracking progress on race entrants.
Crisis operation plan – a set process to co-ordinate all situations that result from the race taking place.
Safety boat coverage – on water support with qualified trained crews. Emergency equipment, re-supply services, and other safety advantages
Port clearance and liaising with maritime parties in start and finish ports to allow team to leave the ports.
Boat scrutineering, safety checks and general training while in La Gomera
24/7 support in Antigua by Atlantic Campaigns Crew.
Race events including start and finish parties.
All race entrants must hold the following qualifications:
RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship (Or National Equivalent), RYA Sea Survival (Or National Equivalent), RYA First Aid at Sea (Or National Equivalent), Short Range Radio Licence and the Ocean Rowing Course certificate
All race entrants must complete all mandatory administatrion requirements by 1st September prior to race start
All race entry must be paid by 1st September prior to race start
All team members must have completed a 72 hours qualifying row
All Race rules must have been met & be abided by throughout the race.