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Indian Ocean 2014 - Live!

Our ocean rowing boat Rossiter's Avalon and her seven crew members crossed the Indian Ocean and made landfall at Victoria Port, Mahe, Seychelles on August 7, 2014 at 14:58 GMT achieving ocean rowing records for the fastest row across the Indian Ocean (average speed 2.65 knots) and the longest distance rowed by a team in the Indian Ocean.

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Indian Ocean 2014

Elapsed Time:
57days 10hrs 58mins 00secs

Recruitment for crew continues for epic trans-Atlantic expeditions, all in pursuit of the open class speed record.  Crew opportunities are available for the challenging row in January 2015.  If you are a motivated sort with a great character this is your chance to get involved, come and row with one of the world’s most successful teams.

To find out more, please email us at to leave your name and enquiry. At present Leven is on standby for the Indian Ocean Expedition but will send you the prospectus which will answer a lot of frequently asked questions,  it also covers the costs involved and will give you an idea of life aboard.

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15 legs, each approximately 100 nautical miles long...

Ocean Rowing boat 'Avalon' was built by ROSSITER's in Christchurch, Dorset, UK.

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