'Row Sentinel' - Ian Rivers, RAYC Member, unsupported solo transatlantic row!
Published 13:20 on 17 May 2021
The latest news from ian Rivers, poised and ready to set off from New York for his trip across the Atlantic, is that a weather window for departure should open up on Thursday...
Here we see him proudly displaying the RAYC Defaced Blue Ensign, which will fly in pride of place on his row boat 'Sentinel' during the 3000+ miles at sea.
Those who feel like sponsoring Ian in this worthy cause , can do so via his website at https://rowsentinel.com. Ian is raising money for the Special Air Service Regimental Association (SASRA) and St Michael's Hospice in Hereford, whilst also raising awareness of the mental health challenges facing serving and veteran personnel. He has personally funded the £25,000 purchase of the Rossiter Ocean 2 boat to ensure the venture takes place!!
You can track Ian's progress via this link https://www.kinetic6tracks.com/s/33GT/ZT#live/assets