Laura Successfully Completes her Great British Row

Laura Successfully Completes her Great British Row

After 56 days, three countries and 8,000 miles, Laura Try has successfully made it home to Essex after completing her rowing challenge around the British coast. We caught up with her at the Royal Burnham Yacht Club to talk everything rowing from the best parts of her...
The Frustrations of Luxury

The Frustrations of Luxury

We’ve been forced on land again for the fourth time in 7 days. Coming on land in the first weeks of this challenge was exciting. It was a time to stock up on food, stretch our legs and shower, but the weather over the last few weeks has turned this luxury into a...
The Boys Cabin

The Boys Cabin

This week, week 6, is an exciting week, I have moved cabins. Since the beginning of my challenge my living quarters have been at the front of the boat, in what we call The Girls Cabin. It’s officially known as the bow cabin and is the bigger of the 2 on board...
Filling The Void

Filling The Void

I’m half way through my epic challenge to row around the coast of Great Britain, all 1,800 miles of it and I’m feeling awesome. It took a few weeks for me to adjust to boat life in so many ways; I didn’t suffer too much with sea sickness however...
The Misfit Musketeers

The Misfit Musketeers

I’m on board this tiny boat, having just finished one of my many 2 hour rowing shift. My team are pulling hard on the oars as I sit cramped in the cabin after eating a rehydrated ‘penne alla bolognese’ meal. My 3 crew mates are not only my team, but...
The Rowing Rollercoaster

The Rowing Rollercoaster

There’s two ways I could write this post: the physical and the emotional. Blimey that all sounds a bit dramatic….. Right. Point number one. Firstly, I completely underestimated how tricky it would be to move around our beautiful boat, Lion Heart. I had...