Saturday 23rd November, Edinburgh

A dinner-dance at the Biscuit Factory to mark our departure for the start-line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge a week later.

What to expect:

Champagne reception and welcome from Broar

4 course meal from Edinburgh’s wonderful Angels’ with Bagpipes themed around the food we’ll be eating during the crossing. Served with half a bottle of wine

Guest speaker, charity auction and musical entertainment

Ceilidh from the Isle of Mull’s Sorren Maclean & Hannah Fisher

Dress Code:

Dress for the captains table (black tie, tartan encouraged)

All proceeds from the evening will be going towards our two chosen charities: Children 1st & Feedback Madagascar

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Form a team and take turns to row either 50 miles or 75 miles in a day. To match the brothers you will pledge to row 50 miles. To beat BROAR you need to pledge to row 75 miles. 

BROAR could also attend your Beat BROAR Challenge. They can start your row or give a talk to inspire your team. To ask them, please give us a call on 0141 419 1159.


16th of June 2019

We officially launched our campaign at Ardoch Scotland on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. We were delighted to fill the venue with friends and family for a barbeque, some music and a whisky tasting. A huge thanks to Peter Armitage and Luke Cockill for their hospitality and kindness.


21st – 24th June 2019

Training with endurance athlete Chloë Lanthier in the French Alps. An invaluable insight into a wealth of knowledge in the physical, mental and nutritional preparation for December. The weekend included two 10k runs with 1,000 metre ascents, a sleep deprived excursion at 3am and vertical speed training. We’re absolutely thrilled to have Chloë’s support for the campaign and all left Chamonix with the feeling that we’d gained a friend.



5th October 2019

Pickering’s Tradlantic was a music-filled evening hosted by ourselves and Pickering’s Gin, at the legendary Edinburgh Fringe venue Summerhall. We had some incredible music from the likes of:

Samuel Nicholson 

Who’s sensual guitar riffs and haunting voice left us mesmerised.

Tony McHugh 

Who amazed us all with his achingly soulful voice and incredible guitar/piano skills. To top it all off, he finished his set with a variation on the Jungle Book theme tune.

 Sorren Maclean & Hannah Fisher 

Who traveled all the way from The isle of Mull. As a Trad duo they complemented each other beautifully and ranged from atmospheric songs to wild dance tunes, blending rich vocal harmonies with bluegrass influenced fiddle tunes. Due to their foot stomping, up beat and skilful playing an impromptu ceilidh broke out towards the end of the night.