As a relatively new and untouched route, the Pacific Challenge offers new adventures, new world records and a once in a lifetime experience.
  • The Pacific Ocean is the World’s deepest ocean

  • 80 people in 31 boats have successfully rowed to one of the Hawaiian islands from mainland USA.

  • The word Pacific means ‘peaceful’

  • The first person to row the Pacific was Patrick Quesnel in 1976

  • The Pacific ocean shrinks by 2cm each year due to the movement of tectonic plates. This means that the Atlantic ocean increases by 2cm each year!

  • Of the 31 crews to have completed the voyage, 10 were all female, 18 all male and just 3 mixed gender

  • 75% of the World’s volcanos are situated in the Pacific ocean basin which is called ‘The Ring of Fire’

  • The longest anyone has taken to row this route was Peter Bird who took 147 days

  • The fastest female team to row this route was Ocean Sheroes who completed the row in 35 days, 17 hours and 32 minutes

  • The average crossing time for all crew sizes is 62 days.