Meike

Meike Ramuschkat (33) is cardiologist and is best friends with “Cätschi” since childhood. Together they experienced quite a lot of adventures. Last time they climbed the Kilimanjaro. The other girls feel more secure with her, because she is the ships doctor. Meike is strong-willed, but sometimes her respect for the force of nature got her thinking.
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The Trailer

The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – short TWAC – is known as „the world's toughest row“.
3,000 miles in a rowing boat across the Northern Atlantic from La Gomera to Antigua. Up to 10 meters high waves, scorching heat and unpredictable winds make it a great adventure and a torture for the contestants. But how do you prepare yourself for such a big challenge? Watch the trailer of our web series now. Rent single episodes for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of our web series for 5,99 Euro.
Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles.

 

Woman overboard

Let's go, watch episode 1.

The four women have to complete their first compulsory course. At "Sea Rescue & Survival at Sea" they have to prove how tough they really are. And after that they travel to England. Watch the teaser of the 1st episode. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros. English subtitles available.

 

Baptism of Fire

In episode 2 one woman leaves

Many friends, supporter, family and even the television came to the boat christening. But the announcement of the name is not the biggest surprise. Watch the teaser of episode 2. Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Dream Start

Episode 3, a visit on La Gomera

Die TWAC is known as the world's toughest row. Meike, Cätschi and Steffi witness the start on La Gomera and take a closer look at what they have to expect for December 2019. And it get's emotinal. Watch the teaser of episode 3. Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Body & Soul

Meet the coaches in episode 4

The vision is clear, the goal is set, but the actual mission is just beginning. A common plan is necessary! At the top of the list: Rowing, rowing, rowing … . Are the girls already in shape? Watch the teaser of episode 4. Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Best Friends

Episode 5 is about friendship

The Ergo Marathon is done, but the next challenge for the "Wellenbrecherinnen" is already waiting. For Meike and Cätschi, the Atlantic crossing is a new milestone in their extraordinary friendship. Watch the teaser of episode 5. Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Wake-up Call

Episode 6 is a big test

The plan is clear: Crossing the English Channel from Burnham (England) to Zeebrugge (Belgium). 130 nautical miles and 36 hours out on the sea. But it runs differently than expected from the very beginning. Watch the teaser of episode 6. Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Status Quo

Episode 7 shows a big setback for the team.

Great experience: The first trip on the English Channel was anything but smooth. Back in Hamburg the girls have to face another kind of challenge. Who takes on which role? Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles.

 

Family Affairs

Episode 8: Steffi, Timna and their guys

In Steffi's and Timna's „Rowing Family“ is a lot in motion. Not only because the two women want to row across the Atlantic together, but also because their husbands have to share the consequences of this decision. Watch the teaser of episode 8. Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Big Steps

The Wellenbrecherinnen are making big steps. Timna does. Meike too. And Ian Couch, the safety officer of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, takes a look at the girls' equipment. Watch the teaser of episode 9. Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Inspection

The girls are getting in shape, but how about "Doris" and the equipment?

 

Farewell Tour

Goodbye Doris! During the last training session on the Alster, Doris is accompanied by a large boat convoy. An emotional day that is rounded off with a very special highlight. In addition, sports psychologist Anett plays a round of beach volleyball with the girls. Watch the teaser of episode 10 Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Get ready

After the big farewell on the Alster packing is next. First the women have to sort their food for 50 days and then boat "Doris" is loaded. Watch the teaser of episode 11. Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

 

Shipping

For the last time the girls are bringing "Doris" to England. Before shipping her to La Gomera Charlie and his team have to install the water maker and other vital equipment into the boat.

 

Leaving Home

The girls are heading off to La Gomera

The last training, the last day at work, packing bags and saying goodbye to friends at the airport. It's time to set course on La Gomera. Watch the teaser of episode 12. Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles. Stream the full episode for 99 cents or stream all 12 episodes of the web series for 5.99 euros.

Milestones of Meike