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

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Press Release - Leo Rossette

24 Apr 2010 17:01 BST

Leo Rossette passed the longditude of Marie Gallante on the 13th April at 15.02 UTC giving him an Atlantic crossing time of 99 D 1H 32M. In the traditional means of recording crossing times, this time is taken at the point Leo passed the closest Eastern point of land to the intended row destination. Although an Atlantic Crossing could be taken from a longitude of Barbados, this is usually when no land is close or the rower does not reach land near the intended destination.

After passing the Island of Marie Gallante, Leo then continued towards Isles Saints and then gained a tow to those islands. After a short wait the following morning, the yacht "Wonderful" then towed Leo up to English Harbour. Leo waited in the Harbour a short distance from reaching land for his wife Faye to arrive. After a couple of hours of waiting it seemed that Faye's flight had been delayed and Leo made his final row to shore.

To everyone's surprise Faye's taxi arrived just minutes before Leo touched the harbour wall and everybody witnessed probably one of the most emotional reunion's of the whole race.

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