Trip Facts + Dates

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SHE DID IT!

 

“Race around Australia”

1st woman – 2nd person successfull finishing

solo circumnavigation

fastest time

18. Jan 2009 – 15. Dec 2009

332 trip days

245 paddling days

mostly unsupported

5 time zones

13790 km (8565 miles)

avg. 55 km (35 miles) per day

2650 paddling hours

avg. 11 hrs paddling per day

13 nights afloat overall

Crossing of the Gulf of Carpentaria – 8 days, 7 nights, 576 km

3 sets of unbroken cliffs – 3 x 170 km paddling without break, 1 day, 1 night, 1 day

Dealt with salt water crocodiles, sharks, venemous sea snakes, deadly jellyfish

 

Trip dates table Paul Caffyn 1982 – Freya Hoffmeister 2009

 

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