British rowers set Atlantic crossing record

‘Four Oarsmen’ take 29 days and 15 hours to complete 3,000-mile race from Canary Islands to Antigua

Four British rowers have set a new record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean after reaching land in the Caribbean early on Saturday.

George Biggar, Dicky Taylor, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts spent 29 days and 15 hours crossing the 3,000 miles from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua. The previous race record of 35 days was set last year by the Anglo-American quartet Latitude 35.

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