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A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian by Sarah Outen

By Sarah Outen

Every day as I pulled the oars in for the evening, staring at the water droplets drip off the blades and again into the sea, I questioned in any respect the strokes they'd taken and all of the ones left prior to us sooner than we reached land. millions. thousands, probably? each used to be rather actually a dip within the ocean.

4,000 miles of unpredictable ocean

500 Chocolate bars

124 days of actual exertion

three Guinness international documents set

1 very good 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 via the grief of the unexpected lack of her father and the decision 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 grew to become the 1st girl and the youngest individual to row solo around the Indian Ocean.

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