Nabs El-Busaidy and the crew of Britannia III arrived in Barbados on 15th March 2011 at 02:36 GMT. Their final journey time was 42 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes. All crew are well and have rested and refuelled with food since arriving in the luxury … [Read more...] about Atlantic Row – Britannia III Makes Land
In January 2011, Britannia III and a 14 strong rowing team set out from the Canary Islands, rowing unsupported 4,600 km to Barbados. They made or equalled 5 world records, with the largest crew, most crossings, oldest female, youngest male, and first Arab to row an ocean.
Nabs Al Busaidi and Britannia III have almost arrived. They are in their final stretch and are 30 nautical miles from the finish line in Barbados. The website will be updated every few hours with their progress and images will be available of his … [Read more...] about Atlantic Row – The Final Stretch
Britannia III have seen their fifth week of being in the Ocean fly past, safe in the knowledge that the sixth week should be their final one at sea. Britannia III have averaged 66nm per day towards the finish this week and since passing the 1000nm … [Read more...] about Atlantic Row – Week 5 (Mind the Sharks)
News this week has been quite slow for Britannia. They have had adverse winds and haven’t been able to make the progress they would like. However the wildlife has been amazing this week – pilot whales, dolphins and of course Nabs’ whales. It was … [Read more...] about Atlantic Row – Week 4 (Less than 1000nm to Row!)
This week has been a week of getting heads down and getting on with the task in hand. Nabs and the Britannia III crew have been suffering with sore hands and bums, as all ocean rowers can sympathise with, and are rowing as hard as they can to get to … [Read more...] about Atlantic Row – Week 3 (Pressing On)