The Resource Crossing the ditch, James Castrission

Crossing the ditch, James Castrission

Label
Crossing the ditch
Title
Crossing the ditch
Statement of responsibility
James Castrission
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With more than two thousand kilometres of treacherous seas and dangerously unpredictable weather and currents, not to mention the ever-present threat of sharks, it was little wonder no one had ever successfully crossed the Tasman by kayak. Australian adventurer Andrew McAuley had come close just months earlier - tragically, though, not near enough to save his life. But two young Sydneysiders, James Castrission and Justin Jones, reached the sand at New Plymouth - and a place in history - on 13 January 2008, 62 days after they′d set off from Forster on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. In the process, they overcame a litany of difficulties, including dwindling food supplies, 14 days trapped in a whirlpool, a string of technical problems and two terrifying close encounters with sharks. When they arrived in New Zealand, their friendship stronger than ever, they were sunburnt, bearded, underweight, physically and mentally wasted ... and, most of all, happy to be alive."--Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
797.12240994 CAS
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Crossing the ditch, James Castrission
Label
Crossing the ditch, James Castrission
Publication
Note
Previously published: HarperSports, 2009
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13416768
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
Second edition
Extent
xxii, 311 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780732288600
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), col. ports, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TUR4219.67214
  • (OCoLC)529611748

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