By Sarah Outen
On a daily basis as I pulled the oars in for the evening, staring at the water droplets drip off the blades and again into the sea, I puzzled in any respect the strokes that they had taken and all of the ones left sooner than us sooner than we reached land. hundreds of thousands. hundreds of thousands, probably? each was once really actually a dip within the ocean.
4,000 miles of unpredictable ocean
500 Chocolate bars
124 days of actual exertion
three Guinness global documents set
1 marvelous journey
On 1 April 2009, twenty-three-year-old Sarah Outen launched into a solo voyage around the Indian Ocean in her rowing boat, Dippers. Powered by means of the grief of the surprising lack of her father and the choice to stay existence to the complete, Sarah negotiated wild ocean storms, encounters with whales and the continual possibility of being capsized, wasting 20 kg of her body weight ahead of arriving in Mauritius. She turned the 1st lady and the youngest individual to row solo around the Indian Ocean.
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A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian by Sarah Outen