Aleksander Dobra

Aleksander Dobra

Reports today are appearing that Polish Kayaker Aleksander Doba has successfully completed Kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Departing from Dakar, Senegal, on Africa’s west coast Aleksander was aiming to reach Fortaleza, Brazil, a distance of approximately 3300 km.

64 year old Aleksander left Dakar on the 26th October 2010 and has spent the last 98 days paddling the bespoke kayak designed specifically for this trip. Reports from his landing team have just appeared sighting him on dry land close to the village of Acaru.

More information can be found one the following websites:

  1. Official Website
  2. Unofficial Blog
  3. Adventure Kayak Magazine Website

Some crossing – puts my regular jaunt over to the Isle of Wight into perspective!

Transatlantic Kayak Images:

CGI Image Of Kayak

CGI Image Of Kayak

Kayak On Trailer

Kayak On Trailer

Aerial Shot Of kayak

Aerial Shot Of kayak