We couldn't do this without...

We owe a huge thank you to the following companies and individuals, without whom our adventure would not have been possible!

Elsevier | Gold Sponsor

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science, and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.  We apply advanced technology and analytics to filter, extract and learn from vast data sets, social networks and collaboration platforms. We provide insight into global research productivity, helping researchers find funding and collaborate with colleagues. We provide the right clinical answers to physicians and nurses, shorten the path to actionable data for R&D professionals, and build adaptive learning technologies to help students learn more effectively.

Elsevier works with communities to support local activities and charities and is proud to sponsor Kate and Anna’s expedition to set a record breaking and world first tandem kayak from England to the Black Sea in support of Pancreatic Cancer Action and the health of global freshwater research.


Mamma Mia Pizzeria

MullenLowe Group


Will It Make The Boat Go Faster

ADPR PR | Agency

Thanks in particular to Kate O'Sullivan for being incredibly supportive and helpful.


Helly Hansen | Skiing, Sailing & Outdoor Apparel


Franks + Franks


Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson Ltd

Falcon Rowing & Canoeing Club, Oxford


WesCom Signal & Rescue

Peak UK | Canoe & Kayak Equipment


Whitewater the Canoe Centre


Overboard | Dry bags

Reed Chillcheater


Pure Hydration


Hedges Law, Oxford


Tackt-Isle Adventures

Spinnaker Chandlery, Bembridge


Additional thanks go to:

Alison Culverwell

For endlessly supporting her daughter's mad idea and for all the help in making this journey possible.

Alastair Gornall

Our expedition consultee and all-round adviser... We'd be lost without you Alastair!

Michael Burrow

Simon Hall

Eleonora Consulting Limited