Supporting Team Tyne Innovation in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge

Talisker Atlantic Challenge - starting Wednesday 12th December 2018

Satcom Global is proud to support Team Tyne Innovation on their 3000 mile row across the Atlantic along with our partner OCENS. 

The team are taking part in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua; a journey expected to take upwards of 50 days, where they could experience extreme weather and waves of up to 50ft.

Satcom Global, along wIth partner OCENS has provided Team Tyne Innovation with the vital satellite communications needed to help keep them safe and connected through the race, to help them share their story and raise money for charities close to their hearts.

To keep up to date with Team Tyne Innovations progress in the race, follow them on interactive map to the left < < < or click on the tabs above.  You can also find out more about how we're supporting the team by reading our press release.


During the race, Satcom Global will be tracking Team Tyne Innovation's progress and sharing the latest updates. 


Latest update f:

"Team Tyne Innovation completed the Talisker Atlantic Challeng in 42 days and 10 hours, breaking the race record for the arrival of a mixed team by 14 days!!


For additional updates:

  • Follow our interactive race tracker map < < <
  • Follow @Team_Tyne on Twitter
  • Follow  @SatcomGlobal on Twitter

The equipment bundle Satcom Global has provided to Team Tyne Innovation for the duration of the challenge features the below solutions:

  • Iridium GO! satellite hotspot for contact with family and friends and progress updates,
  • Inmarsat IsatHub iSavi  device for sending larger video files back to shore via the Inmarsat network
  • Iridium Extreme 9575  satellite phone for dedicated daily calls with race HQ. An additional handset owned by the team will be sealed in a waterproof grab bag for emergencies.

If you'd like any more information on any of the solutions mentioned above, please just ask.

Team Tyne Innovation is raising money for the following chosen charities below: 

  • Daft as a Brush cancer patient care
  • The Stroke Association
  • St Oswald’s Hospice

Show your support and make a donation to by visiting their  dedicated donation webpage here.

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