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



Very well done to both of you, looking forward to hearing your stories and seeing your photos... and of course to congratulating you face to face. All the best, David.
David Taylor, 27 Mar 2010 20:48 GMT

The yorkshire guys, Luke and Macca, saturday night, half way down a bottle of red, Chelsea hit 7 on match of the day, what are you two up to?! x sue x x x x x x x x
sue, 27 Mar 2010 20:44 GMT

Bring it on! fantastic! 1 mile to go according to the chart! Huge love, respect and congratulations - and at least 1 pint!!
love and God bless
Nigel, Pat and Anna-Fleur Rawlinson, 27 Mar 2010 20:30 GMT

HOTW......sub 150 to close to those well deserved drinks. Keep paddling and doing brilliantly! Cant wait to hear all of the stories. Pete xx
Pete LS, 27 Mar 2010 19:13 GMT

go guys am watching your terrific so proud of you xxxx i can just imagine the tremendous welcome you will receive. God speed. Love to you all .Enjoy your rest and the delights of Antigua.
Caroline Beckett, 27 Mar 2010 18:52 GMT

Every week now we are reporting on Leo Rosette's attempt to become the oldest American to row singlehandedly across the Atlantic. We and all your friends on the Southy Shore are routing for you Leo.
Capt Lou, 27 Mar 2010 18:32 GMT

We have enjoyed watching your progress and hope you,ll soon be safely on dry land.
Coniston Care, 27 Mar 2010 18:31 GMT


You are doing great, just keep rowing and the finish in in sight. You have done a great job, keep smiling and good luck.

Jack B
Jack Brosnahan, 27 Mar 2010 18:20 GMT

Norman & James

Just looked and it says 13 miles to go.

Wow - 2 lengths of Coniston and you'll be home and dry!


AMAZING. Much Love from Jeanie & Jes.
jeanie & Jes, 27 Mar 2010 18:14 GMT

To Simon & Mike. Ive not had access to the computer for a week .but I send you my sincere congratulations on an amazing voyage It has been a long hard slog . It has been riviting watching your progress three times a day at least.I hope at some later date you wiil give a talk to our Master Mariners club about your experiences We will top up your fund raising.Once again very well done. Enjoy your time with your families Best wishes . Roy Griff..
Roy Griffiths, 27 Mar 2010 18:13 GMT

James & Norman: I can't believe you guys have ROWED across the Atlantic - still can't quite comprehend it! We're going to miss reading your blog every night - any chance you can row back?! Enjoy your cheeseburgers! Mark & Karen (Mike Stather's son-in-law & daughter).
Mark & Karen, 27 Mar 2010 18:11 GMT

wonderfull allez boys, la bière vous attends !! la smell you ? and your mother too !! love kiss
isa, 27 Mar 2010 17:59 GMT

Tracking you each day ...(90 mile All downhill now!!
Love Liz and Steve
homemakersettle, 27 Mar 2010 17:25 GMT

To Tom & Will on Heritage Explorer, WELL DONE LADS, you should be so proud and pleased with your fantastic achievement. Enjoy the celebrations!
Ketchell family, 27 Mar 2010 16:57 GMT

BEECH BOYS Incredible achievement! Wow! Norman and Pauline Murray have kept me informed and I've watched your progress. Amazing, well done. The last I heard a few hours ago was that you have just 13 miles to go, so I assume you've just about made it. Enjoy the glory!

Ex-Coleraine Inst. Rower, Ian Harvey
Ian Harvey, 27 Mar 2010 16:36 GMT

hi rob and stew,
youve almost finished only 8 miles to go!!!!!!!! yay!!!!!! :) :) :) :) :)
from all of EBC group
izzy pope, 27 Mar 2010 15:19 GMT


Great rowing yesterday knocking off the miles - soon be enjoying a long cold beer with the welcoming party. Well done keep it up.

W-W, 27 Mar 2010 14:27 GMT

Beech Boys
Well Done!
By the time you get this you will probably be there. Only 13 of those unfortunately longer nautical miles to go.
A brilliant achievement!

Nick Carleen & Tom
Nick, Carleen & Tom Osborne, 27 Mar 2010 13:56 GMT

Well done Norman and James. Congratulations to both.
Enjoy your meals and celebrations
See you later at camp.
Brian & Janet Jack, 27 Mar 2010 13:26 GMT

hi rob and stew we've been watching you all the way!!!!!! we can't belive that you are nearly finished!!!!!!! well done for doing it!!!!!
from the pope kids

izzy and olivia pope, 27 Mar 2010 13:20 GMT

Beech Boys and Ocean Summit
Lovely to see your dots arriving at Antigua together after watching you on the dock together at La Gomera preparing for launching .
Well done on your Epic journeys.It has been memorable to spectate.
Love to you all
Grandma Corinne
Corinne Beech, 27 Mar 2010 12:46 GMT

luke and macca - HOON IT HOME BOYS!!! xxx
Claire O'Hanlon, 27 Mar 2010 12:19 GMT

Hi Leo,
You must have gotten a second wind or the weather is better because you are flying now. Your endurance is remarkable.
It won't be long and we'll be having our Saturday morning coffee together.
Love & Prayers,

Mimi, 27 Mar 2010 11:30 GMT

Hi Beech Boys you must be so very close to that finishing line now!!Keep going! Hope the celebrations are awsesome!

The Hodgsons
The Hodgsons, 27 Mar 2010 11:00 GMT

2500 down, 25 to go.. bask in the glory guys, you've well and truly earned it ! Be thinking of you. David, Ruth, Joe and Hannah.
The Taylors, 27 Mar 2010 10:25 GMT

Only 39 miles to go - fantastic staff! I bet Christine can't wait to see you coming in. Here the Conison 14 is coming up today so you hopefully coming into Antigua the same day would be excellent. Enjoy the remaining miles - all the best from the Fishers
Simon and Katharina, 27 Mar 2010 05:10 GMT

macca and Luke
stop messing about in boats!! and get yourselves here !! I'm sure your just out there stargazing and bird watching !! Enough is enough !! Times up !! Patience wearing thin, given it my best shot , love you Kazza xxx
kaz , 27 Mar 2010 04:35 GMT

To Norman and James
Just thought I'd let you know I'm up to 5 km a time on the rowing machine. The last bit really hurt but don't worry I'm doing o.k.
All our best wishes boys and see you in the Lakes,
Cheers Dave Mc
Dave Nat, Dom Joe and Kate, 27 Mar 2010 04:15 GMT

Norman and James - we're so excited for you and have been following you daily. We are so proud of you, keep going. Lots of love xx
Alison and Chris, 27 Mar 2010 03:27 GMT

Fantastic! so nearly there. your first summit beckons. Huge respect.
keep going. be encouraged. love, prayers and God's blessing
Nigel Rawlinson, 27 Mar 2010 00:05 GMT

Every day i light candles and pray for your safe return - have started preparing for the bonfire when u hit land which is very near now !!!
Stay safe. love from all your cousins in clarecastle
Mary R
Mary Reidy, 26 Mar 2010 23:34 GMT

Enjoy your last few moments, and last night!!
I will be there to meet you arrive tommorw..
A massive WELL DONE
Almost there!!!
Jessica xxxx

Jessica Blatter, 26 Mar 2010 23:09 GMT

KEVIN N, 26 Mar 2010 22:58 GMT

To Yorkshire challenger, Beech Boy, Ocean Summit, HOTW, Dream it do it, Boogie Woogie, halcyon, Speedo, Tess
We send all our good wishes to all of crews still rowing. We admire your courage et determination.
Special congratulations for your achievement to Red Arrow, Dream Maker, Spirit of Ma, Mission Atlantic, Explore.
Rowing Race is fantastic
John from France

jean de rancourt, 26 Mar 2010 22:05 GMT

You guys are amazing! Welll done, we are really proud of you! Enjoy your marmite sanwdwich James! Hope your 'land-legs' return quickly and that the beards don't scare Christine and Lydia! Love from us KAC&K
Keith Gibson, 26 Mar 2010 21:46 GMT

Beech Boys

Keep going your into the last 50 miles!!! Will be thinking of you tonight when I'm up feeding Zach. Hope you have a safe landing,

Katie and DB, 26 Mar 2010 20:47 GMT

You must almost see land by now Beech Boys - enjoy the final day. Great to share the final bit of the journey with Ocean Summit but no clashing of blades in the final strokes please as you race to the finish. Well done to all including Christine and Lydia. I look forward to seeing news of your arrival tomorrow. Love Taff and Karin
Taff and Karin Bowles, 26 Mar 2010 20:41 GMT

HA! Beech Boys, can you see Ocean Summit?! It's so exciting to think what you've achieved. Well done. Pete & Mim
Mim Kitts, 26 Mar 2010 20:39 GMT

The KID I was listening to you on seascapes you came across great. Knowing you those big fish were only brickeens unless you bring the pictures home LOL
You never lost it the tall stories great to hear you you lost the Limerick accent on the radio sounded more of a posh west Clare Ha Ha

Best of luck KID Eamo
Eamon Russell, 26 Mar 2010 20:34 GMT

Fantastic! We will miss your daily news. Hoots of praise sent back to you from Windermere. xxx

Chris, Anne & Sam Ensoll, 26 Mar 2010 20:21 GMT

Sorry - got the figures mixed up - but still doing great - not too far now Praying hard for you x

You are doing great job
Mark and Elaine, 26 Mar 2010 19:57 GMT

Keep going - doing so well !!! according to the figures only 14 miles to go !!! 26/ 03 19.55
Mark and Elaine, 26 Mar 2010 19:53 GMT

Beechboys!! we are so excited that you are nearly there!! keep going!! we are very proud of what you have done, cant wait to see you soon!! bring on dry land!! A S and M x
Andrew, Sarah and Marissa, 26 Mar 2010 19:32 GMT

Norman and James

Go Beach Boys Go.

Are you taking it in turns in the cabin to say 'Are we there yet?'

You've done brilliantly.

Best wishes, Jeanie&Jes

jeanie & Jes, 26 Mar 2010 19:27 GMT

To Beech Boys So pleased you're nearly there.What an incredible achievement.UBracing cheque on its way to Water Aid. God speed.
Carl Hingley, 26 Mar 2010 18:37 GMT

Tom & Will - well done fellas, looking forward to catching up. Albeit on one condition: Will - please get rid of that ridiculous attempt at a beard... did you stick it on? I have never laughed so hard. You look like a character out of Team America. In fact, keep the beard.
Nick Jackson (Patience), 26 Mar 2010 18:34 GMT

Almost there now Beechboys!! You've been going like an arrow these past few days. Have so much enjoyed following your progress each day. Truly amazing I'm sure all your Beech family past and present must be so proud of you as we are. Well done!!
Sylvia and Cyril Dawson.
Sylvia Dawson, 26 Mar 2010 17:29 GMT

Go Team JCT600, so close to the finish now, have tracked you every step of the way, been giving my patients daily updates! Last push for the finish, then one of the greatest celebrations ever! Big respect guys! X
Adam Smith, 26 Mar 2010 17:00 GMT

Luke and Macca under a 3 dart finish guys: bull, treble 20, double 12! keep going x sue x
sue, 26 Mar 2010 16:56 GMT

Heritage Explorer
Well done! You have finished. Life will never be quite the same after this real adventure. Looking forward to seeing you in Petersfield when you arrive back.
A magnificent achievement!
Margaret, 26 Mar 2010 16:53 GMT

ALMOST THERE!!!!!!! Can't believe it!! Just keep thinking about burgers and beer!!!Julxxxx
Julia, 26 Mar 2010 16:37 GMT

BEECHBOYS: Can you see it?! Tape Joe to an oar and send him up the crow's nest for a look! We can hardly contain our excitement at your fantastic achievement. Come in Number 1! Your time is up! lots of love JWDEALxxxxxx

Birch Clan, 26 Mar 2010 15:02 GMT


Go James and Sam - less than 200 to go as of lunchtime 26th March. Welcoming committee is en-route, just need to see who gets there first to get those well earned drinks in.
Keep going, you are doing fantastically
Del - N. Lancing, 26 Mar 2010 14:44 GMT

To all the other crew out there still navigating towards the finish, vasbyt boeties, hang onto yr oars & stay focused. Your dream to will be realised in the very near future. Enjoy the experience and stay safe, keep yr chin up and do not stop smiling. have a waveriding weekend xxx Tess fr Nyamazela land
Tess Mills, 26 Mar 2010 14:39 GMT

Ocean Summit & Beach Boys a huuuge hug & kiss & celebrations for u finding land ahoy this weekend. What an amazing journey that never promised to be eezi but the end will be worthwhile the pain, sweat & tears. All u crazy dots have inspired me to go and attempt the impossible. Hav a safe landing, tread lightly, eat like kings & sleep like babies xxxx Tess fr Nyamazela land
Tess Mills, 26 Mar 2010 14:36 GMT

Tom and Will - WOW we are so thrilled that you are safe and sound and no doubt tucking into lots of bacon sarnies and pints of beer. i was proudly announcing to the school playground that my step brother had just got to antigua etc, and the other mums had already heard all about it on BBC Radio Solent !! that was only about an hour after you crossed the line!! you are already local hero's. hope you're enjoying the celebrations and have a great holiday now, you deserve it. Love from Becca etc xx
becca heath, 26 Mar 2010 14:23 GMT

Congratulations what an amazing achievement, we have followed your route with great admiration aand delighted that you have both arrived safely.

Hope Anton and Sally had plenty of cold Champagne ready for you

Look forward to catching up with you on your return.

With love

Margaret and John
Margaret and John Hatherell, 26 Mar 2010 12:49 GMT

love you both xxxxxx Kaz

kaz , 26 Mar 2010 12:45 GMT


Well done Norman and James. We shall be having our last Beech Boys Atlantic update at LAZERZ tonight. And our final Link with Joe till we see him and Bubbles back in Coniston.
Enjoy the moment
See you soon
Alan and Glenda

Alan and Glenda Phillips, 26 Mar 2010 12:00 GMT

Hi Sean - we have been following this years race with interest and wish you every success in your endeavour. Now that the 1000 mile barrier has broken we hope that the weather is good to you and you can get a few more miles under your belt and make land fall closer to your original aim after your trials.

Best of luck to you and keep at it
Del - N. Lancing, 26 Mar 2010 11:10 GMT

Huge massive congrats to Mike and Simon from Wales - well done both of pleased you made it and the pics look fab. Look forward to catching up for a celebration in the pub when you get back.
best wishes
Widge, 26 Mar 2010 10:42 GMT

Hi Norman and James

What a great home straight! Your determination is inspiring! Hope the cheesburger and chips live up to expectations and you dont crave too much for boil in bag cuisine!

Katie and Hannah are very excited for you!

Take care - love and prayers Mike, Gill , katie and Hannah
Mike and Gill, 26 Mar 2010 10:40 GMT

holidays over mike now get back to blue watch there's an NVQ file waiting for you!

well done boys now we can take you both off our dead pool list
jon pass, 26 Mar 2010 10:07 GMT

HOTW - James and Sam

Not long now lads, excellent progress being made and thinking of you for a safe arrival at port.

Enjoy the last remaining days of this fantastic challenge.

Jason Coles, 26 Mar 2010 09:32 GMT

Tom and Will, very many congratulations, you can both be very proud of your achievement and of course it will put future challenges in a totally new perspective. Really well done have a beer on me (Willy will pay).
Bob and the Lads
Bob Ginn, 26 Mar 2010 09:28 GMT

Congratulations Will and Tom What an achievement after all your problems and perfectly timed for Anton and Sally's arrival.

Hope you find your land legs soon and do lots of celebrating

Best wishes

Cherry Hollyhead, 26 Mar 2010 08:58 GMT

to all the boats who have already finished all the ones still rowing well done, keep it up row strong stay safe and well.have followed you all every step of the way and stand in awe of you all.Norman hope your hand is okay James hope your back isnt too bad,not far now so nearly there and you will be on terra firma.from Lee's mum (Britannia111)
Sandra Fudge, 26 Mar 2010 08:32 GMT

Hi Sean
under 1000nm fantastic,you're doing soooo well.keep it up ,row strong stay safe and well.have followed you every step of the way and so admire you're courage and determination.Lee's mum(Britannia111).
sandra fudge, 26 Mar 2010 08:21 GMT

Beech Boys
Last couple of days...and the whole experience will be quite surreal! Fresh pineapple, burgers and chips sounds good even to me.. I'm sure it sounds like heaven to you!! Praying that your last 74 miles will be relatively easy to navigate, and that the finishing line will be easy to find! So looking forward to hearing you on the skype. Make sure to have the web cam on!!! Lots of Love to you both. Love & Prayers xxxx
The Murrays (Coleraine), 26 Mar 2010 08:19 GMT

luke and macca - last few days now!! eeeeeeeek!! :)

im so GUTTED im not there to see you in, instead im feeling rough in a hotel in hong kong on antibiotics... and to make it worse... i can SEE the rugby 7s stadium FROM MY ROOM!!! i'll probably be able to hear the good times tomorrow when it all starts to pick up!!! grrrrr.

enjoy your last few days at sea... you're going to miss it. love hoopy x.x.x.
Claire O'Hanlon, 26 Mar 2010 07:57 GMT

Rob and Stu! You are so close now! You can do it! I'm so proud of you two! Good luck,
Love, Julia
Julia, 26 Mar 2010 07:50 GMT

Stormin and James,Wow, so nearly there, Hope the last day or so at water goes ok, Well done you two, you've done so well, can't wait to see the green dot cross the line, and then look forward to seeing the photos! Keep safe and enjoy your last bit of time on the water, Enjoy seeing the Beech girls when you arrive on land :)
Lots of love xx
Mark, Rach, Tom, Matt and Dan, 26 Mar 2010 07:17 GMT

Well done Seán & Tess on reaching another major milestone. Enjoy and stay safe, the miles will start to tumble back from here on in hopefully and before you know it you will be back on terra firma!!
Love Brigid, Adrian, Seán, Rónan & Darragh xxxxx
The Lyons Clan, 26 Mar 2010 00:31 GMT

Luke and Alex Yorkshire Challenger) just been working a '50 Cent' concert tonight and feel like I would rather be rowing the Atlantic ! I am sure there must be a 'rap' song in what you are about to achieve - what rhymes with Incredible ? John
John Knight, 26 Mar 2010 00:05 GMT


steve p, 25 Mar 2010 23:53 GMT

sean/tess.fantastic your now into 3 digit figures.people have been sending messages world wide from usa mexico nepal oz new z. swiss canada africa to various teams. but like me they have been drawn in to watching and supporting everyone which has been addictive ever since you left la gomara. so you are being supported and watched daily from all over the world best regards pete.
bristol balloon pete, 25 Mar 2010 23:03 GMT

You Beech Boys have flown through the field in the last few days and to me it is unbelieveable what you have done. Couldn't imagine Ian and I doing it! Clash of personalities. Look forward to your lecture tour.

Allan and the USA team
Allan Fowler and the USA team, 25 Mar 2010 22:43 GMT

Séan better known as the KID to all Limerick people. Did you hear Pubs open on Good Friday in Limerick for the Munster Leinster Rugby match what's the world coming to!!!
I will be there and have one for you Keep it going you're on the home straight don't loose sight of the finish now is the time to work on the positive one day at a time all the way home

Eamon Russell, 25 Mar 2010 22:41 GMT

To The Beech Boys.....

We have followed you through the highs and lows, Through stormy seas and flying fish, Desperate for updates on Joe and Bubbles, Saddened to hear of Jame's troubles. Throughout it all you have kept your humour, What more could one ask - you hear us murmur? Well done to you both for seeing it through, our thoughts continue for both of you!

Well Done Beech Boys, not long to go now!


Judith, Trevor, Emma and Sally

('scuse the dreadful poem!)
The Morris's, 25 Mar 2010 22:36 GMT

Leo, My God you're almost there!!! Keep pulling. I am sure you can almost feel the stable ground under your feet. It looks like you're trying to break a record every day. What are you doing going down hill? You are flying! Great job! I can't wait to read the book, see the movie, and hear what next adventure you have in store! God speed.

Jeff W.
Jeff W, 25 Mar 2010 22:33 GMT

I wish we could be there to see you finish Beech Boys but enjoy the moment - you have done brilliantly well. Enjoy the last row in - when you hit something solid, that is what we call "land" and you can stop then. Love from Taff and Karin
Taff and Karin, 25 Mar 2010 22:21 GMT

though my daughter Catherine and her three friends (the 4 french girls)already made land, I read every day "progress" and say "courage et bravo" to the remaining crews
MCh, 25 Mar 2010 21:41 GMT

Sam and James. Looks like in a day or so you will be in the 100's.
Well done, the welcoming committee have hopefully arrived safely, and the rest of us just can't stop thinking about you and watching the little dot. Anna's done her best to simulate what it might be like in your cabin by flooding the bath, its dripping into the diningroom! I think I am the storm.
Keep up the power rowing. Not far now, lol Josie xxx

Josie Langmead, 25 Mar 2010 21:28 GMT

Leo, U DA MAN !!!! You know, no one ever doubted you could do it ! Good Luck the rest of the way. When you get back to the Charles it'll be like gliding on ice. Keep up the great job you're doing. Very proud of you.
Frank Dawson, 25 Mar 2010 20:54 GMT

Not long now boys!! The end in sight. With you every row etc. Good luck for the rest of your journey and stay safe! The 2 Beech Boys will soon be in the safe hands of their 2 Beech Girls - what a reunion. best wishes for a safe landing. Cathy x
Prayers and more, love MIke & Noah
cathy, 25 Mar 2010 20:40 GMT

Norman, James (and Joe the swimmer!)

Routing for you guys in this final leg, eat up the snacks and think of the R n R ahead of you! praying for a safe arrival at port.
all our love, Pat and the Many Menzies!
pat and the many menzies!, 25 Mar 2010 20:39 GMT

Beech Boys..
so very nearly here - you have done incredibly well! We live in English Harbour, and have been following you across...keep strong, and safe these last few miles - we met your lovely wife/ mother, and she is waiting for you!! we are so thinking of you on these last nights - enjoy that special Ocean, and treasure your time together as you near the shore...
with thoughts to you both,
The Blatters xxxx
The Blatters, 25 Mar 2010 20:37 GMT

Norman and James,
Glad you enjoyed the jokes! I've found you a few more - fish ones today!
Why did the whale cross the road?
To get to the other tide!
Whats the difference between a fish and a piano?
You can't tuna fish!
What do you call a fish with no eyes?
What is a dolphins favourite TV show?
Whale of fortune!
Pretty bad I know but thought they might keep you entertained trying to work out the answers!
Nearly there now - enjoy the final journey into Antigua. Bet you can;t wait to enjoy a good sleep in a comfy bed and wonderful food!

Mark and Gemma, 25 Mar 2010 20:30 GMT

To Luke and Macca So pleased for you . Take care Almost there.
Fantastic effort.. Say hello to your ma and pa . Party party party!
liz and Steve, 25 Mar 2010 19:59 GMT

Well done boys...Only a couple of days
Loking forward to the stories.
Keep safe Lots of love xx
Steve and Liz, 25 Mar 2010 19:53 GMT

well done Simon and Mike
fantastic achievement!

Steve Wood, 25 Mar 2010 18:16 GMT

Go on Luke and Macca! One last almighty effort!! Enjoy the last 170 miles!
Jason Murphy, 25 Mar 2010 17:35 GMT

Hey - well done Dave, and many thanks for your efforts and the fascinating diary! Look forward to us all buying you a beer. Each.
Phil, Sidmouth Lifeboat, 25 Mar 2010 16:28 GMT

Many, many, many CONGRATULATIONS, HERITAGE EXPLORER! Will and Tom you are amazing - absolutely FABULOUS! Wish I had your guts and determination. Savour the moment, you deserve some pampering. Kath.
Kath, 25 Mar 2010 16:20 GMT


Excellent progress. You're getting close. Keep it going and stay safe. Joe
Joe Saccardo, 25 Mar 2010 16:01 GMT

BEECHBOYS: FANTASTIC! You must have just blasted through the 60 degrees line!!! Tracy Island directly ahead!

Now just 10 lots of 10 to go. We’re all counting down with you! 10!.......

Hope exhilaration powers you through, lots of love and loud cheering from Scotland!JWDEALxxxxxx

Jill Warren Dan Evannie Anna + Lydia, 25 Mar 2010 15:54 GMT

Leo, you are unbelievable! Keep rocking it!
Igor Belakovskiy, 25 Mar 2010 15:18 GMT

from the crew of pendovey swift.

well, we did it.!!!!! made land in the early hours of sunday morning.

we would finally like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have shown an interest, monitored and left comments regarding our journey. the thought of so many of you taking the time to do this, and reading your comments has without doubt provided much needed support and boosted moral when times have been tough. maybe even raised a laugh (not you nigel.)

we both took this on for different personal reasons, however we do share a number of things. we have aimed to raise the profile and charity funds of our nominated charity, the firefighters charity, clearly, as we are firefighters something close to our hearts. we also have an aim to provide inspiration to our family, friends and all those who we meet along the way. you see, mike and i are just ordinary guys, we are no ranulph fiennes or an olympic athlete, but we have determination and will to succeed, and we all have it.

so we hope, through what we have done, will prove that if you want something. with determination, the will to succeed oh.! and maybe a little pain!!!!! anything really is possible. just remember, you only have one life - live it.

simon evans & mike arnold. atlantic ocean rowers
Simon and Mike, 25 Mar 2010 15:00 GMT

Leo, keep pulling. When I get the word you've landed I'll be on the deck with a Jameson and a cigar. toasting my friend to for the world, the heavens to hear. " To my friend Leo Rosette, well done not bad for an old bald guy, not bad at all". Be well , see you when you get back, maybe you'll navigate better from tee to green, we'll have to see.
steve, 25 Mar 2010 12:47 GMT

Adam and Alice - congratulations on the wonderful news!! And well done Adam & Jimmy on such a fantastic effort.

Mike sa
Mike sa, 25 Mar 2010 12:42 GMT

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