The Teams

Team News

The teams entered in GB Row 2013 were:

Boat no 1: The Coast Girls – Beautician Charlene Ayres, 23, from Cardiff and adventurer Sally Kettle, from Kingston, will row their boat Pendovey Swift.  Retiired from GBRow 2013 at Ramsgate on Jun 6. Read more

Boat number 2: Team Pure Gym GB Challenge – Claire Shouksmith, from Bournemouth will row with Steve Paterson from Oxford and Ingrid Kvale from Bristol in their boat Pure Gym. Retired from GBRow 2013 on June 6 at Salcombe, Devon. Restarted as a supported world record but retired again at Penzance on Sunday, June 9. Read more

Boat number 3: Team Hallin – Ex-Royal Navy Commander David Hosking is skipper of Hallin Marine 2. He is rowing with Neil Ward, originally from Pembrokeshire but now lives in France, Julian Bellido from Gibraltar and Stuart Chamberlayne, from Couldson, Surrey.  Retired from GBRow 2013 on June 6 at Land’s End. Read more

Boat number 4: The Islanders – Childhood friends Josh Taylor and Alan Morgan from Mersea Island, Essex are joined by James Plumley, from Guernsey and Gavin Sheehan from, Cork, southern Ireland. Hacve led GBRow 2013 from the start. Read more

Boat number 5: Withdrawn

Boat number 6: Oarsome Adventures – Skipper Heather Rees-Gaunt will row a mixed crew with four men: Karl Steans; Sam Clemmens; Mikey Buckley and Ian Kavanagh plus Beatrix Parry (20). Retired from GBRow 2013 on June 7  at Padstow, with broken steering. Read more

Boat number 7: Savoir Faire – Adventurer Jason McKinlay and sound recordist Josh Tarr, from Salcombe, Devon, are the only men’s pair rowing in the race. In second place since the Irish Sea.  Read more

Boat number 8: Team Ocean Pedal Challenge – Brothers Kieran and Shaun Sweeney and their friend Terence Peat are pedaling their as yet unnamed three-man pedalo around the course. They will not be eligible for prizes, though if they finish they will be first pedalo crew to row around Britain.  FAILED independent scrutiny and was withdrawn before the start on June 1. Read more