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Arctic 1,000-mile Rowing Boat Trip Ends

August 30, 2012

Arctic Row Team Member: Photo credit Arctic Row

Arctic Row Team Member: Photo credit Arctic Row

The 4-man American team 'Arctic Row' complete their epic voyage spanning Beaufort and Chucki Seas from Inuvik, Canada to Point Hope, Alaska.

The team's blog/diary records that:

The team completed their journey at 1:46pm local time on Sunday, August 26th, 2012, having rowed more than 1,000 miles from Inuvik, Canada to Point Hope, AK over a period of 41 days. This journey sets a number of ocean rowing records (being verified) including:

  • Longest non-stop and unsupported row in Arctic history, measured by duration and distance 

  • First Non-icerated boat past Barrow in 2012
-First non-stop and unsupported international row over 1000 miles in Arctic waters.
  • 
First row from Inuvik to Point Hope
-Pioneered a new route for modern ocean rowing spanning the Beaufort and Chucki Sea between Inuvik, CA and Point Hope, AK
  • 
First modern four man row in Arctic Ocean history

  • First human powered crossing of both Beaufort and Chucki Sea, non-stop and unsupported

  • First row covering all of Alaska’s North Slope, non-stop and unsupported
  • 
First ocean row in the arctic to combine human power exploration and marine science.



     


 
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