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Official Press Releases

pdf Olympic Gold Medallist Alex Gregory helps two amateur rowers raise £250,000 for leading charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer

pdf Atlantic Breakthrough row for Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Powered by OSO Natural Fuel

pdf A Challenging Year Ahead for Team ‘Breakthrough Atlantic

pdf Two‐man team to row Atlantic for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

In the Media

webpageDaily Post – 13th January 2014
Conwy rower Ed Curtis:
capsizing in the Atlantic was like ‘being thrown around a tumble dryer’

pdfDarlington & Stockton Times – 20th December 2013
In-laws tell of relief as passing ship saves rower from Atlantic

pdfNorthern Echo – 19th December 2013
Transatlantic rowers rescued after boat capsizes during storm

pdfDAILY POST – 19th December 2013
Rowers rescued after capsizing in Atlantic

pdfDAILY POST – 2nd December 2013
We’ll battle waves and bad weather

pdfCamberley & Sandhurst News & Mail – 14th November 2013
Duo prepare to row the Atlantic

pdfAsh & Farnham News & Mail – 14th November 2013
Duo prepare to row the Atlantic

pdfProperTŷ – Dafydd Hardy – November 2013
Non-stop from La Gomera in the Canaries to Antigua, a distance of 2600 nautical miles!

pdfCaernarfon and Denbigh Herald – 26th September 2013
Friends to row Atlantic

webpageEagle Radio 96.4 – 22nd September 2013
Interview on Sunday Breakfast show news

webpageBBC Radio Sussex & Surrey – September 2013
Presenter James Cannon interviews Nick Rees

pdfAll At Sea – August 2013
Anglesey rounding prepares rowers for Atlantic

webpageBBC News – May 2013
Olympic rower Alex Gregory trains Atlantic bid amateurs

pdfThe Capitalist – 8th May 2013
City boys take to the high seas

pdfThe Times: City Diary – 1st May 2013
Nick Rees, an Absolute Return Partners hedgie, and his pal Ed Curtis are limbering up to row unassisted across the Atlantic

pdfCity Wire – 25th April 2013
Absolute Return Partners’ Nick Rees and his friend Ed Curtis are taking on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in a bid to raise over £250,000 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

pdfNorth Wales Weekly News – 24th January 2013
Rowers ready to grin and bare it in the tropics

pdfDaily Post – 19th January 2013
Wife’s cancer fight inspires ocean ordeal

pdfDarlington and Stockton Times – 15th January 2013
Couple back Atlantic rowing bid for breast cancer charity

pdfThe Griffin – January 2013
One Boat, Two Blokes, Four Blades, Three Thousand Miles

pdfAll At Sea – January 2013
In at the deepend – New year, new challenge

webpageAll Wales Boat Show – January 2012
Two-man team to row Atlantic for Breakthrough Breast Cancer (The official Sunday Charity)

pdfWestern Telegraph – 2nd January 2013
Pair take on oar-some challenge

pdfThe Farnham Herald – 28th December 2012
Two men in a boat aim to make a splash in the rowing world

webpageThe Mancunion – December 3rd 2012
Manchester grad to row across Atlantic to raise money for breast cancer

pdf Unilife – December 3rd 2012 (file size = 6Mb)
High Hopes on the High Seas (this article is on page 10)

pdf Western Telegraph  – October 21st 2012
X Factor Tickets up for grabs

MP3: Louise Elliot BBC Radio Wales 12 October 2012

webpagePlas Menai Website – 7 September 2012
Ed Curtis to row Atlantic for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

pdfWestern Telegraph – 22nd August 2012
Oar-some challenge for two adventurers

pdfWestern Telegraph – 25th July 2012
Rowers plan for an oarsome challenge

webpagePensions and Investments website – 23 July 2012
Duo rows to aid breast cancer fight

pdf County Echo – 20 July 2012
Ed to Take on Rowing Challenge

pdf Richmond and Twickenham Times – 22 June 2012
Rowing feat for charity

pdf Oxford Mail – 10 June 2012
Wife’s cancer battle sparks fundraising ocean row

pdf Farnham Herald – 7 June 2012
Brave Rower Set to tackle Atlantic

pdf North Wales Weekly News – 25 May 2012
I’m going to row the Atlantic