Colin Sanders was greeted by ship horns and a hero’s welcome when his boat entered Antigua’s English Harbour on the evening of March 2nd after rowing across the Atlantic Ocean for 83 days.

The resident of Port Hope, Ontario began his journey called A Million Possibilities: Solo Ocean Row 2017 from the Canary Islands’ Puerto de Mogán on December 10th, 2017. Over that time, Sanders endured a capsizing, difficulties with his equipment, and food poisoning, all while rowing the ocean by himself.

A Million Possibilities: Solo Ocean Row was also an awareness and fundraising campaign for Community Living Ontario and its member organizations, who raised a combined $147,500. Sanders’ adult son, Jeff, is supported by Community Living Campbellford/Brighton in Cobourg, Ontario.

It’s not too late to support Colin and Community Living Ontario’s collective vision of a more inclusive Ontario by donating today to A Million Possibilities: Solo Ocean Row 2017. All donations will receive an automatic tax receipt. Cheques should be made out to Community Living Ontario.