New Ocean Wave has been built on the desire to help people row across oceans. We do things a little differently from other race organizers, offering unparalleled levels of service and support from the moment you get in contact, to help you achieve your dream. Want to know more about what raises us above the rest? Take a look at our core values and testimonials about New Ocean Wave.

Chris Martin - Director
Chris Martin – Director

Although New Ocean Wave the company was founded in 2011 by Chris Martin.  The real story starts years earlier. Chris is a world record setting adventurer and former-international rower who won 6 medals at consecutive World Championships.  He rowed the Atlantic solo, was the first to row the North Pacific as a pair and co-founded of the Association of Ocean Rowers.  He sits on the board of the Ocean Rowing Society who adjudicate for Guinness World Records in the sport.  He is the founder the Great Pacific Race and has personally guided more than 65% of all successful Pacific Ocean rowing crossings.  In the last 14 years he has helped provide both remote and face to face assistance to more than 125 ocean rowers all over the world to prepare them for, and support them during, their voyages.