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Southern Exposure: A Solo Sea Kayaking Journey Around New Zealand's South Island

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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 atte ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by FalconGuides
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Tammy
Feb 06, 2009 Tammy rated it liked it
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
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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.
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