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12th January 2016
kitty-rouge

Rowing the Atlantic in a Pedalo!

Happy New Year everyone, I cant believe that in less than two weeks I will be flying out to the Canary Islands to cross the Atlantic, which will be my 3rd crossing of the ocean. The boat has been designed and constructed by Rannoch Adventure, and is a one off experimental boat that incorporates a pedalo and rowing position, as well as a kite system that we are testing. On water trials have been extremely positive and thanks to the support and knowledge from the team at Rannoch we have what I think is going to be an outstanding boat and I’m sure Kitty Rouge will look after us both. In terms of equipment on board we have all the technology that you would expect to find on a conventional ocean rowing boat. Water-maker, AIS radar to warn us of large commercial vessels and all other mod cons. Our power will […]