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PRESS RELEASE July 12 2013

WEST COUNTRY MEN BREAK WORLD RECORD FOR ROWING NON-STOP AROUND BRITAIN Two west country men who have spent the last 26 days rowing 2,000 miles non-stop around Britain set a new world record when they reached Tower Bridge today(Friday). Jason … Continue reading

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BLOG from Savoir Faire 23.30BST Jun 30

Today was a great test for us. We saw a small window of opportunity and decided to try and get across to Fife Ness as winds showed 15-20mph against and we knew we could work with that rowing together. We … Continue reading

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VIDEO – the Islanders: the final 100yds

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RACE UPDATE 16.00BST Jun 25

Race leaders the Islanders are now just 12 miles away from the Norfolk coastline after a solid morning’s rowing. They should soon be in less exposed waters, having cut across the corner of the North Sea in a near straight … Continue reading

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RACE UPDATE 15.00BST Jun 23

As the recent blogs from both teams show, it’s a challenging time in this tough race. Both teams are in with a chance of breaking records, both have had a frustrating 24 hours with adverse winds. The Islanders are back … Continue reading

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BLOG from Josh Tarr of Savoir Faire June 23

Update: We’re pinned down with little to do but get hit by heavy winds and play scrabble and perhaps send a few updates and photos when the Internet allows… Looks like we’ll be here for at least another day. It’s … Continue reading

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BLOG Jason McKinlay of Savoir Faire June 23

Dedicated (Downtime): Mum So, Mum, firstly, Happy Birthday… I hope the weather is lovely where you are, I certainly hope it’s a little brighter than here. I’m delighted you’re following Facebook, I’m as new to it as you are really. … Continue reading

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RACE DIRECTOR’S UPDATE 10.00BST Jun 23

The Islanders are in English waters, having covered an important 30 miles since being forced to anchor and fight strong winds yesterday. With winds currently from the West, the Islanders are rowing steadily at 3 knots to complete GB Row … Continue reading

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TEAM BLOG from Jason McKinlay of Savoir Faire Jun 21

Dedicated row: Emilia The last 2 hour session has been one of the most enjoyable of all so far! The mountainous terrain far off to the left of me as I rowed, carved out of the landscape is enough to … Continue reading

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RACE UPDATE 21.30BST June 21

On one side of Scotland a team of rowers heads south, battling into a headwind. On the other side of Scotland, another team of rowers heads north, battling into a headwind. The fact that both teams have faced such different headwind … Continue reading

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