Ralph Tuijn

Ralph Tuijn

NL  48 years old

Rowing across the Atlantic Ocean

March-April 2020  •  54 days

Just returned from my solo row across the Atlantic from Tenerife to Antigua and after 10 days at home in the Netherlands on my way again for my 9th ocean rowing crossing on my classical route from mainland Europe from Portimao in Portugal to mainland South-America, Cayenne in French-Guyana starting on the 4th of March weather permitting with another group if 5 rowers tracking to be followed at oceanrower.eu and aiming for 6new world records: - fastest crossing from Europe to South-America - fastest 5-persons team from Europe to South-America - first blind rower from Europe to South-America (Shane Ryan) - first 2 ocean rowing crossings within half a year (Ralph Tuijn) - oldest person to row from Europe to South-America (Predragh Tripkovic) - first person to row 5 times from mainland Europe to mainland South-America