ROUND BRITAIN ROW
Solo circumnavigation of the British Isles.

2,000 MILES AROUND THE COAST OF BRITAIN ALONE FOR UP TO 100 DAYS AT SEA
IN A 7 METRE ROWING BOAT

Circumnavigating the British Isles by man power alone, is w​​​​​​​​​​​​​​idely regarded as one of the toughest ocean rowing endurance challenges on the planet

....This is a serious undertaking for even the most experienced ocean rower.
Until this year however, Andy Hodgson had never set foot on a boat before.
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Andy is attempting to become the first person to row solo around Britain, 
with the goal of raising £10,000 for the RNLI and MIND.​
Follow Andy's Progress live
This map tracks the boat's live position, updating once every 6 hours.
​If the map doesn't load Andy's blue tracker UK initially, please click the grey header on the Map section.

A note from Andy
Now that I've made across to the start line, the fundraising for my
chosen charities really kicks off.
MIND and the RNLI  are a couple of fantastic charities so please dig deep. It will keep me going and raise a bundle of cash for two very deserving causes.
You can click on the button to Donate right now. 
Thanks, Andy

DONATE
Meet Andy

Here's a short video introducing the challenge and the chosen charities.

Andy is hoping to raise a bundle of cash for two very good causes.

Meet The Boat

This is the Spirit of Ahab, a Rannoch R15 Off shore rowing boat. Measuring just 7 metres from bow to stern, she will be home for the duration of the challenge.

You can learn more about her and take a tour of the boat on the EQUIPMENT page.

Well wishes from an amazing adventurer...

Fun Fact # 1 - Assuming wind and tides don't push the boat off course,
averaging 2.6 knots (approx 3mph) over 2,200 miles = 733 hours on the oars. 

Fun Fact # 2 - The wind and tides will push the boat off course.

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GET INVOLVED
The Boat and What Not
The Bloke and Bits 'n Bobs
Shameless Begging and Such
Take a tour around the boat, including all of the equipment and provisions required to complete the challenge.

​The amount of equipment required to eat, sleep and survive at sea 24 hours a day for up to 100 days will shiver your timbers. 
Learn a bit about Andy and what he's up to.

There's a huge amount of training and prep that goes in to a challenge like this.
... Until last year Andy had never set foot in a boat before. 
You can help us to raise funds for seriously worthy causes and be a part of the Round Britain Row.

It's like an evolution of getting sponsors on a sheet of paper for the local fun run, except I promise not to knock on your door.