The costs of mounting and undertaking an expedition like this are significant. Every effort is being made to minimise costs where ever possible but this necessity must be balanced against the need to be realistic about the equipment required and the precautions that need to be taken in order to ensure safety and the best chance of success. The below breakdown gives an estimate of the major costs associated with all aspects of the campaign. Some smaller items have been left off the list and inevitably some listings may be revised upwards or downwards depending on unforeseen circumstances.
The estimated total cost of the trip is expected to be c.£55,000
|Ocean Rowing Boat (plus equipment)||£25000|
|GPS Tracking Equipment||£600|
|On-board Communications Laptop||£600|
|Specialist First Aid Kit||£500|