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The Atlantic Guardsman

4 team members

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]Three soldiers and a civvy, rowing for heroes in the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge 2019. Rowing 5,000 kilometres, unassisted across the Atlantic Ocean in December 2019.[/p][p][url=http://rowforheroes.co.uk]rowforheroes.co.uk[/url][/p][p]Derek Spence, John Ford, John Adams and Colin Corfield and their boat - The Atlantic Guardsman - are going to be rowing the Atlantic in December 2019 in support of The Scots Guards Charity. The charity supports serving and retired soldiers and their families. Providing assistance through many means, providing support in their times of most CRITICAL need. The Scots Guards are supporting us as we set out on our Atlantic conquest. We are very grateful for their support.[/p][p]The idea we could conquer the Atlantic germinated in the Sahara, when two of us were running the MdS – the World’s Toughest Footrace. The next challenge had to be the World’s Toughest Row. We recruited two other like minds and here we are.[/p][p]The Atlantic Row will involve some 1.5 million oar strokes, something like 40 days at sea, six metre waves, rowing shifts of two hours on; two hours off, 24/7. More people have climbed Everest than rowed an ocean. [/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

12 Dec 2019


Feb 28, 2020


Well done Derek!!


Feb 17, 2020


Well done all and congratulations on an awe-inspiring Atlantic row.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Feb 16, 2020


Unbelievable result! Well done to all, what an amazing achievement.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 12, 2020

Douglas McKenzie

Great achievement.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Feb 10, 2020


Fantastic achievement guys!


Feb 10, 2020


Well done what an achievement.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Feb 7, 2020


Well done Johnny and the rest of the team.xx

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Feb 6, 2020



£500.00 plus £125.00 Gift Aid

Feb 4, 2020

Dave Neill

Well done, John. Really proud of your achievement, not forgetting the support from Melisa and Logan. Great tan by the way, but I can think of easier ways of going about that!! All the very best Dave Neill (KCDC)

Feb 2, 2020

Janice and Mike Cross

What a superb feat, well done all - we are in awe, Derek!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Derek Spence

Derek Spence

Colin Corfield

Colin Corfield

John Adams

John Adams

John Ford

John Ford