Nutrition – Atlantic

A typical day’s menu during the race was: Breakfast: Oats 2 Go with all the trimmings – hemp protein powder, dried whole milk, nuts, dried fruit, ground ginger and cinnamon Lunch: Scrambled eggs with ham (using rehydrated omelette pieces and dried milk) with seasoning and freeze-dried herbs Dinner: Cod and Potato Casserole with added freeze-dried prawns, peas and sweetcorn Snacks throughout the day and night: … Continued

Reunion with Sedna

Tampa, Florida Yesterday I was reunited with my ocean rowboat, Sedna Solo. I hadn’t seen her for over a year, since I left Antigua one week after finishing the Atlantic Rowing Race. She’d had a few adventures in the meantime, dawdling through the Caribbean, and I really didn’t know what kind of shape she would be in – especially after her boatnapping in Antigua. Just … Continued

This Time Last Year…

Green River, Utah Exactly twelve months ago today, I arrived in Antigua after 103 days alone on the Atlantic Ocean. The feeling was incredible – after struggling for so long on my own, to see all these people lined up along the cliffs and the quayside in English Harbour, coming out in their boats to escort me in, applauding and cheering and smiling…. … and … Continued

Time is Ticking

White Salmon, WA This is my lovely new G-Shock watch from the people at Casio. During the Atlantic row my old G-Shock was one of my most cherished pieces of equipment. Solar-powered, it never needed a new battery, and with up to 4 alarm settings, I could use it to tell me when another ten minutes of my shift had passed once it got too … Continued

Lights Camera Action Row

Leeds, Yorkshire Today was spent performing for the cameras, on the water and off. YTV are making a documentary about my Atlantic row as part of their successful series ‘Is It Worth It?’. Today we recorded action shots and interviews to supplement the footage I shot on the ocean. This morning I was out on the water in a foggy Roundhay Park. We were greeted … Continued