Storms, tranquility and an adventure like nothing else

Storms, tranquility and an adventure like nothing else

If you have an adventurous spirit, it’s not uncommon to have your curiosity stirred by a challenge. As Julie Cully discovered when she opened an email and read “do you want to row the Med”! At first Julie thought it was a joke, it’s not every day you’re asked to take part in an offshore rowing challenge. When she realised it was a genuine opportunity, she thought ‘why not give it a go’. Julie like many women likes to do some kind of physical challenge every year, like running a marathon, she’d never thought of rowing from one country to another….until then!

Julie signed up, completed the training weekend and went on to take part in the Shoreseeker Mediterranean Offshore Rowing Race in 2015. We caught up with Julie to find out what she thought and ask her about her experience.

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Marathons, Ironmans, Superyachts and Offshore Rowing! The UK's newest tough challenge.

Marathons, Ironmans, Superyachts and Offshore Rowing! The UK's newest tough challenge.

Meet Andy Burns, he’s logged over 100,000 nautical miles, skippered in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, worked for the RNLI and competed in six Superyacht Regattas! Its impressive, at 31 years of age having crossed the globe in such exhilarating fashion.

At home Andy is an avid sportsman, he has taken part in both full and half ironman races, along with a number of marathons. He has an undeniable love for windsurfing, kite surfing, surfing and many other sports.

But we all know adventure is a state of mind, and to an active soul the draw of a new challenge never loses its appeal. So, what new and extraordinary type of challenge could Andy find next?

The UK’s first Offshore Rowing Race Series! 

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