First team of 16 to row an ocean
Who
Big Blue
What
first first
Where
Barbados
When
The first and so far only team of 16 to row any ocean is “Big Blue”, consisting of skipper Angela Madsen, Ryan Worth, Elizabeth Koenig, Aleksandra Klimas-Mikalauskas (all USA), Steve Roedde, Nigel Roedde, Dylan White, Zach Scher, Charles Wilkins and Sylvain Croteau (all Canada), Tom Butscher (Canada/ Switzerland), Margaret Bowling (Australia), Ernst Fiby (Austria), Liam Flynn (UK), and David Davlianidze (Georgia), who rowed the Atlantic east to west from Tarfaya, Morocco, to Barbados between 15 January and 4 March 2011 in 47 days 18 hr.