BlueTusk cross the finish line in the Atlantic Ocean's toughest row

After just over 5 weeks at sea, the BlueTusk trio have completed the world's toughest Atlantic row, raising funds for Tusk and the Blue Marine Foundation along the way.

The trio, Chris Wood, Aaron Kneebone and David Tiplady completed the 3,000-mile rowing race in 38 days, 18 hours and 29 minutes, the first trio to arrive and finishing sixth overall. Credit: World’s Toughest Row

The BlueTusk team formed of Chris Wood, David Tiplady and Aaron Kneebone set off on 13th December from the Canary Islands to cross the 3,000 miles to Antigua and Barbuda. Today, they have crossed the finish line, completing the challenge in an incredible 38 days, 18 hours and 29 minutes!  On top of placing sixth out of all the boats, they were championed as the winners of the trio category.

Reflecting on the race, Chris said it was “relentless but exhilarating” and Aaron commented that “you gain a zest for life and just how mother nature is so powerful. You can’t fight it, you just have to roll with it. It can be a life changing adventure.”

We are incredibly proud of the team and grateful they have chosen to support Tusk throughout this challenge, raising a fantastic amount! If you would like to show your appreciation then please donate here.

Aussie Old Salts Crew

BlueTusk started the World's Toughest Row - Atlantic alongside 38 teams. It is with great sadness that we share that the Aussie Old Salts team, lost their skipper, Alisdair Putt, during the race. As we send our deepest sympathies to the crew, family, friends and rowing community, we would also like to share the donation link to the charity that the Aussie Old Salts were fundraising for, Veterans Transition Centre.  

The Ambrose Buoys have done it!

After just over five weeks at sea, a team of three brothers have completed their challenge of a lifetime, having rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, raising funds for Tusk along the way.

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