Atlantic Rowing Challenge 2011 ¦ Sara G ¦ 2 World Records!! DaithiDublin · February 9, 2011 8th February 2011: ONE CROSSING -- TWO GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS!!!! On 8th February 2011 at 11.16 GMT Ocean rowing boat 'Sara G' Skippered by English man Matt Craughwell pulled into Port St. Charles, Barbados and into the record books. Craughwell and his crew of 5 oarsmen, Fiann Paul (Iceland), Tomas Cremona (Malta), Adam Burke (Ireland), Rob Byrne (Ireland) and Dr Graham Carlin (England), set off from the fishing port of Tarfaya, Morocco on the West African coast on the 5th January on a mission to become the fastest crew ever to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Not only have they achieved this goal by taking 10 hours and 36 minutes off the old record set by Team Hallin, they have also set a new record for rowing more consecutive days over 100 miles than any other boat in history.
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