Charlie Martell who was also attempting to row from Japan to the United States, but had to abandon his attempt because of a tropical storm, has just been rescued.
The mother of Sarah Outen said she was "hugely relieved" to hear the coastguard had reached her daughter after what had been a "worrying few days". Helen Outen said she felt powerless and had to "grin and bear it". She spoke briefly to Sarah by phone today.
Rower Charlie Martell, who was aiming to row unsupported for 4,500 miles from across the North Pacific to San Francisco in aid of charity, continues to wait for help in the Pacific Ocean. His boat (Blossom) was damaged in a tropical storm.
The latest blog on Sarah Outen's website says the British adventurer is aboard a recovery vessel sent by the Japanese coastguard and is on her way to Japan.
Adventurer Sarah Outen has posted her last phonecast from her stricken boat as she waits to be rescued in the Pacific Ocean.
Sarah posted the phonecast on her website and stated she is currently waiting in the most "frightening" conditions she has ever been in.
Listen to the phonecast below:
Olympic rower Matthew Pinsent has taken to Twitter to show his support for stranded British adventurer Sarah Outen. Sarah, who embarked on the expedition London2London: Via the World in April 2011, is awaiting rescue in the Pacific Ocean following bad weather.
Adventurer Sarah Outen, who embarked on a two-and-a-half-year expedition London2London: Via the World in April 2011, is awaiting rescue in the Pacific Ocean after being hit by tropical storms.