Two young women from Annapolis will train to race from Spain to Antigua in an ocean-going vessel like this one. Photo courtesy of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

VIDEO: Annapolis Women to Row 3,000 Miles for At-Risk Foster Youth

It’s billed as “The World’s Toughest Row”, following a 3,000-mile Atlantic Ocean course, from the Canary Islands off of Spain to Antigua in the Caribbean. More people have successfully climbed Mount Everest than have completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

But that’s exactly what a sailing rigger from Annapolis and a boat captain are training to undertake. And they’re doing it to launch a program helping kids who age out of the foster program, by connecting them with marine trades jobs. Cheryl Costello caught up with these motivated young women in the training room. Watch below: