congratulations Sean, a fantastic achievement. John/Ursula Delaney. john delaney Désolé nous ne parlons pas Anglais, mais "congratulations" pour votre exploit et contents d'avoir été vos voisins a La Gomera début décembre 2009 Philippe et Francine de NACOUDA a la GOMERA Well done Sean, what determination you had on completeing yor nightmareish journey,it was a great pleasure in meeting you in Antigua and hearing about your battle across the Atlantic what a brave and courageous man you are also a credit to your Family.... All the best Bridget & Kevin Bridget & Kevin Pearce So delighted that you made it safely. Huge congrats....well done. You'll be wibbly-wobbly on land for a week! Sean and Aideen Killaloe Hello Sean, Just to say many congratulations on your achievement. I was there to witness your arrival, as I'd been sailing in ARW. It was an emotional moment for all those witnessing your arrival and I don't even know you! Congratulations again....amazing. Johanna Shaun, you really are a man of steel. Lookin forward to catching you at the prize giving. Tremendous! mike arnold Sean Job well done.!!!!Have enjoyed following your progress and monumental achievement. Good luck. Ian McGlade Congratulations Sean, a job well done.We are in awe at all the rowers achievements.Congratulations to you all.Also admiration of everyone involved on the organising teams.You all did an amazing job, with every competitor arriving safely. Brian King Cardiff Yacht Club,S. Wales. Brian King What an epic journey! It was a pleasure to meet you in La Gomera and I have watched you all the way. Well done Liz Scott (mighty bouche's Mum Liz Scott Comhgairdeas Sean, An maith go Deo. An gaisce deanta agat. Taimid an bhródúil gur as luimneach a Thainig Tu. go maireadh tu i bhfad. Frank Dennison Frank Dennison Abbeyfeale

About Woodvale

Woodvale Challenge are the world leaders of Ocean Rowing. We are dedicated to promoting the sport of ocean rowing through constant review and improvement in order to provide the best opportunity for ocean rowers to safely achieve their goals.

We have over 14 years of ocean rowing experience and our team have a combined experience spanning over 40 years in the sport with numerous successful ocean rows to our credit. Within our team we have the experience of organising 5 ocean rowing races and are proud to have assisted in excess of 200 people to undertake an ocean row.

Woodvale Challenge have built over 36 ocean rowing boats and our proven boat designs hold the majority of the worlds ocean rowing records.

We jealously guard our unrivalled safety record and are proud to have made ocean rowing an achievable challenge. No other company or organisation in the world has more ocean rowing knowledge or experience.

"When experience counts - you can count on our experience"

Events & Projects

The Woodvale Challenge Atlantic Rowing Race is the Worlds premier ocean rowing race. The Atlantic Rowing Race 2009 will be the largest ever ocean rowing race to date with teams from all over the World competing within 5 racing classes. New for 2009 the Atlantic Rowing Race will feature a ‘Maxi Ocean Rowing Class’ – a selection of the fastest ocean rowing boats ever built.

The Indian Ocean Rowing Race is the Worlds longest rowing race by distance. International teams will compete within 4 racing classes on equal terms. The 2011 Race will feature the first ever ‘8-Man Ocean Rowing Class’ – the fastest production ocean rowing class in the world.

The Woodvale Challenge Atlantic Rowing Race is the Worlds premier Ocean Rowing Race and has an unrivalled record for safety and media exposure. The 2011 Race is the next opportunity to participate in this established well regarded event, which will include for the first time the ‘8-Person Ocean Rowing Class’ – the fastest production ocean rowing class in the World.

Woodvale Challenge have a number of innovative ocean rowing projects underway and the Woodvale Works Team offers the opportunity to join and be involved in the leading edge of ocean rowing speed & record setting adventures.

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