TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

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70 DAYS TO TWAC2018 START

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
The countdown is on to 12th December, the scheduled start date of the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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LESS THAN 100 DAYS TO GO

Tuesday 4th September 2018
The Team Antigua Island Girls are preparing to ship their boat off for the start of the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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THE JUMBY BAY FUND SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS

Friday 3rd August 2018
The team are on their way toward meeting their fundraising goal and toward the start line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS MAKE HISTORY

Tuesday 17th July 2018
It took 74 hours for Antigua’s third team to the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to row around the island.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS PRACTICE ROW

Thursday 12th July 2018
The girls are currently 3 days into their 5 day row around Antigua, the first ever of its kind.
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HADEED GROUP OF COMPANIES SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS

Monday 2nd July 2018
The donation of US$75,000 represents half of the amount the team must raise.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS

Wednesday 27th June 2018
The countdown continues toward the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA AWARDED WITH SERVICE CROSS

Friday 18th May 2018
The men of Team Antigua Atlantic Rowers were among recipients of high-honour service awards presented by the Governor General.
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INTRODUCING TWAC2018 TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS

Monday 14th May 2018
Antigua and Barbuda will be represented once again this year in the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge
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TEAM ANTIGUA DONATES TO MANGROVE PLANT RESTORATION PROJECT

Sunday 22nd April 2018
The rowers announced today that they will donate US$50,000 towards the project.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2017 WRAPS

Tuesday 20th February 2018
26 teams set off from La Gomera, Canary Islands, and 22 successfully completed the challenge.
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WELCOME DAMIAN BROWNE – FINAL ROWER OF TWAC2017

Thursday 15th February 2018
Head down to Nelson’s Dockyard today to welcome solo Damian Browne (Gullivers Travels).
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TALISKER WHISKEY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE UPDATE

Tuesday 6th February 2018
We’ve welcomed 17 teams so far in Antigua as the finish line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ARRIVAL AND THE LATEST ON THE TWAC 2017

Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Records have been smashed and new records made in almost every arrival so far in the challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA-ATLANTIC ROWERS RECORD BREAKING ROW

Thursday 18th January 2018
The team rowed their way into 2nd place in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and into the record books with an arrival time of 30 days.
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UPDATE ON TEAM ANTIGUA IN TWAC 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017
Less than a week in and Team Antigua holds first in the fleet since Day 3, 16th December.
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TRACK TEAM ANTIGUA IN THE TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Thursday 14th December 2017
Track Team Antigua and get your flags ready to welcome them home.
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TEAM ANTIGUA ONE WEEK OUT FROM TWAC START

Monday 4th December 2017
Depending on weather, the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge will start on 12th December.
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10 REASONS TO SUPPORT TEAM ANTIGUA

Friday 17th November 2017
If you needed it, here are 10 reasons to support Team Antigua in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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SUPPORT TEAM ANTIGUA ROWERS

Monday 9th October 2017
With less than 64 days to go in the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, help Team Antigua make it to the start line by being a sponsor or donate.
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TEAM ANTIGUA COMPLETE 200-MILE TRAINING ROW

Monday 21st August 2017
Training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge continues for Team Antigua.
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ANTIGUA ATLANTIC ROWERS MAGAZINE ARTICLE

Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Eli shares an insightful piece in a new article for a magazine on the Atlantic Rowers feat and Antigua's selected charity.
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HIHO SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA

Tuesday 25th April 2017
Rowing 24-hours a day for an estimated 35-days in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, the team will be protected wearing HIHO Suntek shirts.
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AFTERWORDS FROM CEO & RACE DIRECTOR OF TWAC

Thursday 30th March 2017
Read the latest from Carsten Heron Olsen, CEO & Race Director of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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TEAM ANTIGUA 100-MILE TRAINING ROW

Thursday 23rd March 2017
Team Antigua continue their training for the 2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge with a recent row to St. Maarten.
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DARYL ARRIVES SAFELY IN ANTIGUA

Thursday 23rd March 2017
After 96 days and 13 hours at sea, Daryl Farmer safely arrived on March 21st in English Harbour to an emotional reunion with friends, family and loved ones.
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MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS TO 32º NORTH

Wednesday 8th March 2017
32º North arrived on Friday, much quicker than the latest forecasts were predicting.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TWAC17

Thursday 2nd March 2017
Team Antigua have had some new and exciting developments recently in their campaign.
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SOLO ROWER ELAINE HOPLEY SETS NEW RECORD AND LATEST TWAC UPDATE

Tuesday 21st February 2017
Elaine Hopley now holds the race record for the fastest female solo crossing.
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ANTIGUA WELCOMES WAYNE AND OTHERS FROM TWAC16

Wednesday 8th February 2017
Nelson’s Dockyard has been buzzing with excitement recently with each team arrival for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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COME OUT TO WELCOME WAYNE AND TEAM FACING IT IN THE TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Thursday 2nd February 2017
Antigua resident Wayne Johnson arrives tomorrow with Facing It in TWAC16.
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BOATS ARRIVING TONIGHT IN TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Wednesday 1st February 2017
Two more of the boats will be arriving; Soulo Gav - manned by a solo rower and American Oarsmen.
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TEAM ANTIGUA TRAINING AND SPONSOR SEEKING CONTINUES

Wednesday 25th January 2017
A recent training trip to Redonda and continued appeal for sponsors for TWAC17.
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ROW 4 JAMES - A CHARITY RECORD

Tuesday 24th January 2017
The second vessel to complete the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and have so far raised over 500 thousand pounds, a record for their charity geared at suicide prevention.
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LATITUDE 35 SMASH TWAC RACE AND WORLD RECORD

Thursday 19th January 2017
Latitude 35 arrived in Antigua on January 18th at 09:33 pm local time after 35 days, 14 hours and 3 minutes.
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TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE UPDATE

Wednesday 11th January 2017
The teams are rowing along at great pace – with teams Latitude 35 and Row for James well ahead of the fleet.
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THE RACE IS ON FOR TWAC16

Wednesday 21st December 2016
It’s now day 7 and we are dot-watching in Antigua for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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LET THE FINAL COUNTDOWN BEGIN

Wednesday 7th December 2016
With considerable anticipation and excitement, the town of San Sebastian in La Gomera is again gearing up for the annual Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge!
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TEAM FACING IT PREP FOR TWAC 2016 START

Thursday 24th November 2016
Antigua resident Wayne Johnson, alongside Stuart Connacher and Charl Gale, make up Team Facing It, representing South Africa among 11 other teams.
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TEAM FACING IT SEEKS SPONSORSHIP

Friday 28th October 2016
With the loss of their headline sponsorship they may not be able to enter the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and row for their charity.
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THE LATEST FROM TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TWAC17

Tuesday 25th October 2016
Team Antigua recently took on strong weather from (then) Tropical Storm Matthew in efforts to accustom themselves to harsh weather they may encounter in the 2017/18 rowing challenge.
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FUNDRAISING CONTINUES FOR TEAM FACING IT

Wednesday 24th August 2016
South African Team Facing It with Antigua’s Wayne Johnson continue fundraising efforts.
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TEAM ANTIGUA SEEKS SPONSORS FOR TWAC 2017

Tuesday 26th July 2016
Team Antigua has begun the appeal for sponsors to join them on their tremendous journey.
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TEAM FACING IT FOR TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2016

Thursday 16th June 2016
Antigua Resident Wayne Johnson will be joining in the grueling feat this year at the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge starting in December 2016.
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TEAM ANTIGUA FOR TALISKER WHISKEY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE 2017

Tuesday 7th June 2016
A new Antiguan team will soon begin training for the challenge starting in 2017.
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TEAM WADADLI RETURN AND THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE ANNOUNCED AS AN ANNUAL EVENT

Thursday 11th February 2016
At approximately 2:00 pm local time on Wednesday, the first horns began to sound as the team rounded the Superyacht dock on their final entry into the marina.
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OCEAN REUNION SET NEW RECORD IN ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE

Wednesday 27th January 2016
Four Brits have beaten 25 teams from across the world to win the world’s toughest row, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
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ROWING FOR A CAUSE - ANTIGUA WE NEED TO DO BETTER!

Friday 8th January 2016
As our fearless team of 4 row past the half way mark, let’s not forget that they are out there raising money for St. John Hospice.
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TEAM WADADLI ON TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Tuesday 22nd December 2015
And they’re off! The 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge started on Sunday 20th December at 9:00 am from La Gomera in the Canary Islands.
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WATCH TEAM WADADLI START THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Friday 18th December 2015
Only days to go before the start of the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, set for this Sunday December 20 at 9:00 am.
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T-4 DAYS AND COUNTING FOR TEAM WADADLI IN THE ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Friday 11th December 2015
Only 4 days left before the start of the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, beginning on December 15th.
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TRACK TEAM WADADLI AT THE TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Tuesday 1st December 2015
Team Wadadli left for La Gomera in the Canaries on November 28 to prepare for the start of their rowing journey on December 15th.
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ANTIGUA ATLANTIC ROWING TEAM PREPARES FOR THE CHALLENGE

Monday 27th July 2015
Antigua's Atlantic rowing Team Wadadli has started preparing for the Challenge coming in December.
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TEAM WADADLI’S ATLANTIC ROWING BOAT

Wednesday 24th June 2015
The boat is here and building buzz locally for Antigua’s bid in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2015 as Team Wadadli.
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TEAM WADADLI UPDATE - TALISKER WHISKY ATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Friday 29th May 2015
Antigua’s Team Wadadli now has three of four crew members confirmed for the row across the Atlantic Ocean commencing on December 15, 2015.
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ATLANTIC ROWING CHALLENGE: TEAM WADADLI UPDATE

Monday 26th January 2015
Check out the latest news from Team Wadadli as they prepare to take part in the 2015 Atlantic Rowing Challenge, starting on 15th December 2015.
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UPDATE ON TEAM WADADLI

Monday 22nd September 2014
Dr. Nick Fuller provides an update on Team Wadadli's progress in preparation for taking on the Atlantic Challenge for Rowers.
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ANTIGUANS TAKE UP ATLANTIC CHALLENGE IN AID OF CHARITIES

Thursday 3rd July 2014
All Antiguan crew and solo German take up Atlantic Rowing Challenge in aid of charities.
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MEL AND ANNIE ATLANTIC CROSSING

Tuesday 19th January 2010
Mel and Annie bump into a friend in the Atlantic Ocean.
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ATLANTIC ROWERS FINALLY AT THE START

Wednesday 6th January 2010
Atlantic Rowing Race finally starts after a month delay
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ATLANTIC ROW RACE DELAYED AGAIN

Tuesday 22nd December 2009
New start date December 29th.
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ATLANTIC ROWING RACE 2009 TEAMS

Friday 27th November 2009
See Atlantic rowing race 2009 Solo & pair teams
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RACE 2009 FROM LA GOMERA, CANARY ISLANDS TO IDYLLIC ENGLISH HARBOUR, ANTIGUA

Friday 27th November 2009
There are now just 9 days to go until the start of the Atlantic Ocean Rowing Race 09 and all 72 competitors are now in La Gomera.
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70 DAYS TO TWAC2018 START

Tuesday 2nd October 2018
The countdown is on to 12th December, the scheduled start date of the 2018 Talisker Whisky Atlantic ...
Read More

LESS THAN 100 DAYS TO GO

Tuesday 4th September 2018
The Team Antigua Island Girls are preparing to ship their boat off for the start of the 2018 Taliske...
Read More

THE JUMBY BAY FUND SPONSORS TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS

Friday 3rd August 2018
The team are on their way toward meeting their fundraising goal and toward the start line of the Tal...
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TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS MAKE HISTORY

Tuesday 17th July 2018
It took 74 hours for Antigua’s third team to the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to row around t...
Read More

TEAM ANTIGUA ISLAND GIRLS PRACTICE ROW

Thursday 12th July 2018
The girls are currently 3 days into their 5 day row around Antigua, the first ever of its kind....
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