Two men who have spent the last 41 days rowing 2,000 miles non-stop around Britain set a new world record when they reached Tower Bridge on Friday lunchtime.
Jason McKinlay and Josh Tarr, from Salcombe in Devon, knocked 10 days off the existing world record when they came home after 41 days 4 hours and 38 minutes at sea in Savoir Faire, a rowing boat no bigger than a family car.
Only two crews completed the race. The winners, a four-man crew called the Islanders – reached Tower Bridge on 28 June and collected a £100,000 bounty.
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