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Old 10-03-21, 07:00 AM
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Smile Ex Royal Marine solo row for charity

Not content with cycling the length of Thailand (1,200 miles) and climbing all 282 Munros (in 5 months), my ex 45 Cdo cousin is now planning to row solo across the Atlantic, unsupported for 3,118 miles (going the wrong way, which has never been done before).

He's doing this for the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and two military focussed charities the SBS Association, and Rock2Recovery, who both provide much needed support to UK veterans and their families.

You can read more or follow his adventure here, and please donate if you wish to support:
https://ny2uksolorow.co.uk/

thanks
Paul
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Tom McLean (SAS)did a west to east crossing in 1969, the first person to do so solo.
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Old 11-03-21, 06:55 AM
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I don't know the details as to what makes it 'never been done before' but as I understand it in 1969 Tom McClean pioneered a then new route 'from Canada', this was almost 1000 miles shorter than ocean rows from the USA. I've no idea whether that was supported or unsupported!

Frankly anyone that does it, any route should be highly commended. The charities he's picked do some great work and he has personally been involved with them supporting vets with PTSD.

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