Objective... Earth !
5600 Km - 60 days
3000 nautical miles

Departure: Halifax, NS - Canada
Arrival: Jard-sur-mer, Vendée - France

Without assistance - without stopover

1st crossing of the
North Atlantic ocean via north route
with a pedal-boat
The boat
Name:                                     Passenger 
Date of construction:              2012-2013 
Flag:                                       French 
Design:                                  C. Girard 
Construction:                         C. Girard & Cie 
Length:                                  7,0 m 
Width:                                    1,55 m 
Height above freeboard:        0,40 m 
Weight (empty):                     426 kg 
Weigth (full load):                  800 kg 
Composite sandwich aramide epoxy  
Infusion (RTM light)  
Self-righting, unsikable
The Adventurer
Name: Charlie Girard 

Age: 37 years old 

Nationality: French 

Activity: Engineer - customer application staff leader (energy & networks) 


Charlie failed during 3 attemps by rowing in 2007, 2009 and 2014 from Cape Cod (USA) and Liverpool (Canada). 
All these experiences, enhanced training and equipment optimizations are leveraged today to get prepared for the adventure.