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Charlie in La Gomera.
courtesy Charlie Pitcher / Transatlantic Solo 2013, SOURCE
The route to Barbados.
courtesy Charlie Pitcher / Transatlantic Solo 2013, SOURCE

Charlie Pitcher attempting an Atlantic Ocean speed row

Posted: Feb 14, 2013 01:21 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) UK Ocean rower Charlie Pitcher, rowed across the Atlantic in 2010 as part of the Woodvale Challenge. He has return to the Atlantic with the aim to break the world record by rowing the 3000 miles from LA Gomera to Barbados in under 40 days. After a false start on February 2nd, Charlie left La Gomera, (the main port and capital in the Canary Islands) on February 6th, at 17h05. On the first attempt he decided to turn back after six hours battling against the current and a strong headwind. Since he is attempting...

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