The Crew

The Crew

Our hardy crew members all have different strengths and experience. Together they make up a fine team, equipped with everything they'll need to make it to the Pole and back. Select a crew member below to find out more about their history, training regime, their thoughts on the expedition.

You can also send them a good luck message for their trip!

Jock Wishart, expedition ldr.

Jock Wishart

Jock Wishart has established an international reputation as a leading adventurer and sportsman. Within the space of 18 months alone, he rowed across the Atlantic...

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Mark Delstanche

Mark Delstanche

Mark has been sailing with his Dad since he was 15 years old, and discovered a real talent for rowing while at school...

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Billy Gammon

Billy Gammon

Billy is a born and bred Cornishman, and spent his childhood playing around on the fairways at Trevose (Cornwall), the home of the family business...

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Rob Sleep

Rob Sleep

Rob is a yachting and arctic enthusiast from Lymington and has worked for ten years on a variety of yachts circumnavigating the world...

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David Mans

David Mans

Dave Mans is a 28-year-old Army Officer currently serving with The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment. He’s also the winner of our Pole Position competition...

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Camera Man On Board

Mark Beaumont

The sixth person on the boat is adventurer and BBC cameraman Mark
Beaumont. Mark is going to be travelling with the crew to make a documentary about the expedition.

The Support Crew

Support Boat

The expedition would flounder without the help of the support crew: the advisers, experts, boat builders and scientists making sure the crew have all the information and expertise they need...

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