Petworth doctor takes on Indian Ocean rowing challenge
Doctors Ted Welman, from Petworth, and Jack Faulkner, from Brighton, are taking time out to row the Indian Ocean starting on Wednesday (March 15) from Western Australia on their 84 day expedition to Mauritius, under the team name '˜Doctors Adrift'.
They will begin their expedition in Geraldton, Western Australia and they aim to become the fastest pair to make the 3,600 mile journey and break the world record in the process.
The Herculean effort is to raise money for a cause close to their hearts, Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF).
Their target of £100,000 for global medical charity MSF will provide much needed emergency medical care in areas affected by armed conflicts, epidemics and natural disasters.
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