In This Epic Tale Of Sea Kayaking Adventure, Award Winning Author Chris Duff Places Readers In The Cockpit Of His 18 Foot Kayak And Lets Them Experience The Full Power And Beauty Of The South Pacific Ocean And The Wild Energy Of The Tasman Sea As It Thunders Onto New Zealand S Uninhabited West Coast Not Just An Account Of Human Physical Endurance And Determination To Attempt What Had Only Been Accomplished Once Before, This Exquisitely Written Narrative Reveals The Philosophical And Psychological Life Of A Man Who Has Chosen The Sea As The Master To Sit Before And To Learn From The Intense And Often Terrifying Sea Journey Is Balanced By Serendipitous Meetings Along The Way With Friendly New Zealanders And With The Diverse Wildlife Of This Tiny And Remote Island Country Southern Exposure Is A Force Of Writing That Will Captivate The Armchair Adventurer As Well As The Seasoned Ocean Traveler. Chris Duff writes of his circumnavigation of New Zealand s South Island in a 17.5 ft kayak As a recreational kayaker myself, his feat seems astounding It was a long journey, and you feel it in this book There s only so much to be said about mile after long mile of shoreline.The most gripping story by far comes over halfway through the journey as he narrates the terror of being flipped, manhandled, and nearly destroyed by monstrous surf caused by unexpectedly strong winds The ocean is to be Chris Duff writes of his circumnavigation of New Zealand s South Island in a 17.5 ft kayak As a recreational kayaker myself, his feat seems astounding
It begins a bit slow but eventually I was sad to come to the end because I wanted to continue reading It is definitely on my favourites list.
- 288 pages
- Southern Exposure
- Chris Duff
- 08 October 2019 Chris Duff