Salt, Sweat, Tears : The Men Who Rowed the Oceans, Paperback Book

Salt, Sweat, Tears : The Men Who Rowed the Oceans Paperback

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Fewer people have rowed across the Atlantic than have climbed Everest.Adam Rackley is among them.

For 70 days he and his rowing partner ate, slept and rowed in a boat seven metres long and two metres wide, in one of the world's most extreme environments.

This is his story of adventure, endurance and self-discovery.They were following in the wake of pioneers.

In 1896 a pair of Norwegian fisherman crossed the 2,500 miles in a wooden fishing dory - and their record stood for 114 years.

John Fairfax, a smuggler, gambler and shark hunter, was the first to complete the feat single-handedly in 1969.

Others have followed; some have not survived the attempt.

This is their story, too.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Rowing
  • ISBN: 9780241967034

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