Crossing the Swell: An Atlantic Journey by Rowboat


In 2003, Tori and Paul met in Australia while Holmes spoke back an advert to force the aid motor vehicle for Gleeson's 2,982.5 miles biking trek throughout that kingdom. in the course of their first experience jointly, Gleeson fell not easy: either off his motorbike and for the lady riding the car.Once Australia used to be in the back of them, it grew to become transparent that crossing a continent jointly was once easily no longer adequate. performing on confident decision and an ever-growing feel of event, Gleeson and Holmes embraced the dream of rowing a tiny boat around the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean within the 2005/2006 Trans-Atlantic Race.In November 2005, after months of educating, Paul and Tori left the Canary Islands to row 4,800 kilometres around the Atlantic. In February 2006, they accomplished their epic trip after 86 days of big seas, violent storms, terrifying capsizes, insufferable thirst, strange hallucinations and sleep deprivation.Part inspirational event tale, half travelogue and half romance, Crossing the Swell is a decent and intimate portrayal of what it takes to really have interaction within the many adventures that lifestyles has to supply.

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