Safety whilst out at sea

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Sea Sports Survival Training Course 

The team took part in a sea survival training course in mid-march. 

  • RYA Sea Survival
  • RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Skills for Ocean Rowers
  • RYA First aid
  • SRC Course
  • SRC Exams
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What Atlantic Campaigns Provide

HEAD SAFETY AND DUTY OFFICER – IAN COUCH

has been involved in ocean rowing for 11 years and has completed two rows across the Atlantic and one across the Indian Ocean gaining 5 Guinness World Records in the process. He has developed the Ocean Rowing Training Course recognized by the Spanish Authorities and is responsible for the continued development of the safety of the crews in the race. He will check the crews in Gomera and be in communications with them throughout the race.

SAFETY AND DUTY OFFICER – LEE FUDGE

is an experienced trainer and ocean rower and has co-authored the Ocean Rowing Training Course. Lee has been involved in the sport for nearly 10 years and has been responsible for the delivery of training and the development of safety procedures in the race. He will be talking with the crews throughout their race.

MEDICAL TEAM LEADER – THOR MUNCH-ANDERSON

is experienced in a range of expeditions and has crewed one of the support yachts. He is a highly experienced orthopedic surgeon who will conducted detailed briefs for all the crews and be on call 24/7 for their time at sea. There will be two support yachts following our race.