Jemma Rix Breaks Atlantic Rowing Record

OF Jemma Rix (Follyfield 02-07) has broken the world record for the fastest female pair in the 2018 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge by rowing the Atlantic in 50 days, 5 hours and 53 minutes, beating the previous records by one hour.

Jemma played 1st XI Hockey at Felsted and was trained for the challenge, both on and off the water, by  Rannoch Adventure, co-founded by OFs Charlie Pitcher (b 77-78) and Angus Collins (f 94-98). Her boat was also designed and built by Rannoch Adventure.

Jemma is the fourth Felstedian to have faced the challenge of rowing the Atlantic Ocean in recent years (Charlie Pitcher, Angus Collins and Bella Collins (f 03-06))