The Ocean 5

We would like to invite you to be part of something extraordinary by supporting The Ocean5 crew as we attempt to beat rowing world records, row across the Atlantic Ocean and raise funds to support the fight against the scourge of plastic in the oceans.


Only a few daring individuals have completed an Atlantic crossing in a rowing boat, in fact more have climbed Everest or entered into space. It is therefore no surprise that the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is one of the toughest feats of physical and mental endurance known to man. We will row over 5,000 kilometres across more than 1 million square kilometres of ocean with a water depth of up to 8 kilometres. Our objective is to row across the Atlantic Ocean beginning in November 2019, we anticipate circa 45 days at sea with a 24 hour cycle of 2 hours on and 2 hours off rowing. We are rowing to raise funds and awareness for the Plastic Soup Foundation. This amazing charity is leading the fight against the growing menace of plastics in our oceans.


Sponsorship is crucial for us to be able to complete this challenge. Only with financial support will we be able to prepare the equipment and resources needed to undertake this epic voyage and dedicate ourselves to raising awareness of the Plastic Soup Foundation. Please join us on this adventure and make a real difference to our oceans.


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  • Anonymous 
    • £50 
    • 7 mos
  • Ali Mead 
    • £50 
    • 9 mos
  • Jane Theyers 
    • £25 
    • 9 mos
  • Sheila Haysom 
    • £50 
    • 9 mos
  • Natalija Elphick 
    • £10 
    • 9 mos
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Matt Gaskell 
Southampton, South East England, United Kingdom

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