Across the Savage Sea: The Epic Journey of the First Woman to Row Across the North Atlantic

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Over the last century only six men had defied the power of nature and successfully rowed across the Atlantic from west to east. Maud Fontenoy, a 2005 Time (Europe) Hero, changed that forever when she became the first woman to do so. In 2003 Fontenoy, a young woman and seasoned mariner, set out from Newfoundland in her twenty-four-foot-long boat, Pilot, to row across the North Atlantic. Her goal: to prove that a woman could do what men once believed to be impossible. It became a journey both far more harrowing than even she ...

Across the Savage Sea: The Epic Journey of the First Woman to Row Across the North Atlantic 2012, Arcade Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781611451061

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