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Second British adventurer rescued in the Pacific

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.


British Adventurer Sarah Outen heading to Japan

Sarah is now safe aboard the recovery vessel sent by the Japanese Coastguard. Sarah is now making her way to back to Japan. Thank you for all your messages of support and a huge thanks to the Coastguards in Falmouth and Japan for such a swift response and for getting Sarah aboard the recovery vessel safe and sound in difficult sea conditions. We are awaiting final confirmation of details of Sarah’s arrival in Japan and will let you know more once we have further information.

– London2London Team

Stranded rower passes on regards to Sarah Outen

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.

According to his website, he is expecting to be rescued and taken to shore by the Japanese coastguard, like fellow rower Sarah Outen.


Adventurer Sarah Outen rescued from Pacific Ocean

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.

Olympian Matthew Pinsent thinking of adventurer Outen

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.

British rower Sarah Outen awaits rescue in the Pacific

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.

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