A new year and a new focus

A new year and a new focus

We are really looking forward to a new scale of Mission Atlantic in 2024. We’ve already got two crews committed to the event and are expecting at least 2 more to come and join our very special community. This site will become the prime location for all the latest news and conversation regarding Mission Atlantic…

Cockleshell on approach

Cockleshell on approach

After such a long time at sea, grafting, grunting and grinding against the ocean Team Cockleshell Endeavour are finally able to enjoy some decent following conditions. The last time they saw land was weeks and weeks ago and although they cannot see Barbados yet it’s clear from their most recent progress and our conversations with…

Last 100 for Dagger

Last 100 for Dagger

Barbados awaits Atlantic Dagger as they approach the finish line of their journey. The highest point in Barbados is Mount Hillaby which is only 336m above sea level so the crew won’t see it until they are very close indeed. As the sea gets more shallow the sea state will change. Waves will become steeper…

Whales and washouts

Whales and washouts

Conditions are favourable with both crews enjoying around 15 knots of wind on the stern. As the row enters the last few days time seems to slow down for the crews. The prospect of dry land is looming ever closer and with the end in sight, the aches and pains become even more apparent. Bodies…