Crossing the Ditch

Crossing the Ditch


pals, a kayak, and the conquest of the Tasman. 'this is the gripping and inspirational account of 2 usual blokes ... double-handedly proving that the Age of experience isn't really over!' PEtER FItZSIMONS With greater than thousand kilometres of treacherous seas and dangerously unpredictable climate and currents, it used to be little ask yourself no-one had ever effectively crossed the tasman via kayak. Australian adventurer Andrew McAuley had come shut simply months past - tragically, although, no longer close to adequate to avoid wasting his existence. yet younger Sydneysiders, James Castrission and Justin Jones, reached the sand at New Plymouth - and a spot in background - on thirteen January 2008, sixty two days after they might trigger from Forster at the mid-north coast of recent South Wales. within the approach, they'd to stand dwindling meals provides, a string of technical difficulties, 14 days trapped in a whirlpool, and terrifying shut encounters with sharks. after they arrived in New Zealand, their friendship enhanced than ever, they have been sunburnt, bearded, bodily and mentally wasted ... and, such a lot of all, chuffed to be alive. "... not anything ready them for the sixty two days of rapture, depression and euphoria ... eventually this can be a tale of the triumph of the human spirit." Lincoln corridor

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