Jack Jarvis 59 Commando | Record-Breaking LEGEND

Jack Jarvis

Jack Jarvis, a veteran from 59 Commando, has completed a 111 day row from Portugal to Florida and made it into the Guinness Book of Records.

Jack Jarvis 59 Commando Royal Engineers | Record-Breaking LEGEND

Jack Jarvis has just been entered into the Guinness Book of Records, for rowing solo from Portugal to Florida. This has taken 111 days. Jack joined the British army at 16 years old and immediately volunteered for the All Arms Commando course. On successful completion, he spent the next seven years of his career within 59 Commando Squadron. After winning the British Army indoor rowing league in 2019, Jack rowed 4500 nautical miles across the Altantic ocean, breaking several world records.

Transcript from ‘Jack Jarvis’ podcast

Jack – Pretty amazing and 111 days at sea. I’m the first person to go from mainland Europe to mainland America. I should have my certificate in the next couple of days and that’s in the Guinness Book of Records.

Chris – You should also get the Guinness Book of Records achievement for being the second essence person on this podcast.

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