Brave or crazy? The story of doomed kayaker Andrew McCauley


In 2007 adventurer Andrew McCauley set out to become the first person to cross the treacherous Tasman, from Tasmania to New Zealand, in a kayak. He didn’t quite make it. His kayak was found floating and his body has never been recovered. His wife Vicki has now told the story he had intended to tell in a new book Solo where she defends his courageous sprit against people who say he was irresponsible to undertake such a journey.

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