The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2018

12 December 2018

Hayward Aviation a division of JLT Specialty is proud to sponsor George Blandford (a broker from Hayward Aviation), who will be completing his Atlantic row with the Oar-Inspiring team.

This event is in support of an incredible charity called Starlight Children’s Foundation who aim to grant terminally ill children a wish.

Oar-Inspiring's aim to be able to raise enough money to grant a wish a week for a year! (You can support them through the JustGiving site).    

The Oar-Inspiring team of four good friends will depart from the small island of La Gomera (in the Canary Islands) and row unassisted for 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Antigua. This is part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which is popularly known as the world’s toughest row!

 The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2018

The race is due to start today, 12 December and can be tracked either online through the race website or on a mobile app called ‘YB Races’. Their position will be tracked and updated every 3 hours and the race will be available on the app (search ‘Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge’). With the capabilities to send pictures and video back from the mid-Atlantic, prepare to see  amazing pictures on their social media sites including Instagram @oarinspiringrow and Facebook Oar-Inspiring.

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2018

Please click here to support this extremely worthwhile cause. All donations would be very much appreciated.