- John Wilson, Ricky Reina
- 88 days 9 hours 22 minutes day(s):hour(s):minute(s)
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The fastest pair to row from continental Europe across the Atlantic east to west are John Wilson and Ricky Reina (both UK), who completed the journey at an average speed of 1.485 knots (1.708 mph; 2.750 km/h) in 88 days 9 hours 22 minutes between 27 November 2018 and 23 February 2019 as team “Atlantic Avengers” on board Sic Parvis Magna. The pair covered a total distance of 3,150 nautical miles (5,833 km; 3,624 miles).
Wilson and Reina are the oldest team to follow the route of the second voyage of Christopher Columbus from Cadiz to Antigua, averaging 52 years 228 days at the start of the trip; Wilson, at 58 years 27 days old at the start, is the oldest individual to row the Atlantic from continental Europe.