Jennifer Nobis Figge

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Jennifer Figge in the Atlantic Ocean
The Pearl, Jennifer Figge's escort boat across the Atlantic Ocean, co-owned by Captain Tamas Hamor
Jennifer Nobis Figge from USA successfully crossed the Strait of Gibraltar twice: once on 29 July 2001 in 7 hours 17 minutes and once on 9 September 2002 in 5 hours 30 minutes.

Beginning at the age of 56 years old, Figge also completed a series of stage swims across the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 from Cape Verde off the coast of Africa to Trinidad in the Caribbean Sea over the course of 24 days.

At the age of 60, she completed a 32-day continuous stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean, starting from Brava Island off the coast of Senegal to Antigua in the Caribbean Sea called Atlantic Crossing 4. She swam a total of 133.25 hours, covering 265.4 nautical miles (318 miles or 491 km) while drifting 2,792.9 miles (4,439 km) over the 32-day period.

Atlantic Crossing 4

Her crew consisted of the following on the AC4:


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