ROUTING, WEATHER FORECASTING & TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Routing, Weather Forecasting and Technical Support is one of the many services Leven offers to Ocean Rowers. The excellent modern technology means he can now be constantly in touch with his clients 24/7 during their ocean row. His experiences during his own many ocean rows give him the essential ‘hands on’ knowledge required of an efficient mentor. He certainly does know what it is like being out there on the ocean!
George Biggar, Dicky Taylor, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts – The Four Oarsmen winners & record breakers rowed the 3,000-mile crossing from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean using oar power only in the phenomenal time of 29 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes achieving a sub 30 day crossing and into the ocean rowing history books! wrote “What Leven Brown doesn’t know about ocean rowing isn’t worth knowing. He was on Hand 24/7 His calm and collected demeanour, independent thinking and knowledge of the ocean provides a sense of reassurance when battling against the elements mid Atlantic. We couldn’t recommend him enough to any budding ocean rowers looking to make a successful and speedy crossing!”
Chris Bertish 2017 (world record holding paddleboarder from Agadir to Antigua ) said “Leven Brown, My Guru and Weather/Forecaster. Route Adviser and general awesome guy has been an unbelievable support and help to me on this epic journey – thanks for all your help, guidance and support, couldn’t have done this without you…”
Gavan Hennigan 2016 Solo Rower placed 3rd overall and 1st in the solo category, with a race record for the Solo Concept Class. Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, “I worked closely with Leven he routed weather for me, Leven was on hand day and night when I needed him, not only providing up to date weather and waypoints, but technical support also. He knew the performance polars of my boat, so could accurately help me in adverse winds and knew from his own vast experience in ocean rowing.”