Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Bass Strait crossed by kitesurfing - a world first



Bass Straight, the stretch of water that separates Tasmania from the Australian mainland, has been crossed by kitesurfing for the first time.

Ben Morrison-Jack and James Weight, both aged 33, completed the 260km journey from Stanley, landing at Apollo Bay in Victoria's southwest early on Wednesday night. The trip took just under 12 hours,




Details
  • Departure: leaving Stanley in Tasmania's north at 7am (AEST).
  • Arrival: Apollo Bay, Victoria
  • Duration: 12 hours (approx)
  • Distance: 260km (approx)
  • Support boat was used
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2 comments:

Gabe. W. said...

Congrats on the crossing...cool how you use lots of statistical data on your site.

Boris T. said...

Very cool!