Safely on Sakhalin

After a 7.5 hour crossing of 26 nautical miles in rough sea that Sarah described as her toughest to date, she and Justine have arrived safely on Sakhalin island.

Sarah and NelsonKayaking to SakhalinJustine and Sarah

About Tim Moss

Logistics Manager for the L2L Expedition, Tim runs adventure website The Next Challenge offering free advice and support for anyone planning an expedition or dreaming of one.
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20 Responses to Safely on Sakhalin

  1. Barry Gumbert says:

    Good job Sarah. :))

  2. Geraldine says:

    Well done, girl…

  3. Deborah Powell says:

    Well done Sarah Beautiful photos.

  4. Frank says:

    Now, as you are back on the water again, you look much happier!

  5. Nightjar says:

    Brilliant. Your photos have made it look far too easy though!

  6. Peter Booth says:

    My you did well getting to the island. Nice to have some company for a while.You must be back on track now.God Bless Peter Nottingham

  7. Frankie Owens says:

    Brilliant!! Well done , it cant have been as easy as your photos make it look!!! Nick and I wish you all the best.

  8. mike says:

    great pictures Sarah, pleased you are making good headway.Bon Adventure. Mikex

  9. Barbara Spiller says:

    Really pleased to hear you’ve arrived safely. The photos make the sea look so calm, but I guess both hands were needed for the tough bits! You have my complete admiration.

  10. christina watts says:

    Well done you two !!! great news xxx

    We are all looking forward to seeing and hearing more of this Island – it has to be special …
    Where is Hercules? your body must be wondering what has happened to it now, as it sits in a boat …

    take care

  11. Pamela Stocker says:

    Glad you got there after your fears over delays. What’s with the wrist? Did I miss something. Good to be part of the supporters clan. Lots of love, and well done, Pamxx

  12. Dave Baldwin says:

    WOW stunning pictures! So glad the crossing went well. Looking forward to more updates.


  13. Amy Bryant says:

    Mightily relieved to read that you’re safely across. How did your wrist fare? I can’t wait to hear more details about the crossing.
    It looks like paradise in those photos at least xx

  14. Shelagh says:

    I love the smiles on your faces when you landed. Well done!

  15. Rhian Wyn Jones says:

    We are with you every step, row and cycle of your journey and look forward to each new blog.” A dip in the ocean” was a fantastic read and we hope there will be a follow up after this adventure. Good Luck.
    Tudor and Rhian
    P. S. We met at Guildsfield when you spoke of your first adventure.

  16. john tchibukdjian says:

    big congrats,slowly slowly catchy monkey,enjoy your vistas and new horizons,drink the experience in ,savour it.this is travel,keep your body healthy and mind active ,you are alive and living a full life,do not rush for anything other than safety.enjoy hats off.

  17. Christine & Kathleen says:

    Hi Sarah and Justine

    Great to hear that you are safely across, the grin gets bigger and bigger. Very well done. Just take care. Looking forward to your next part and hearing of your adventure.

    A great inspiration ot all of us back home.

    C & K

  18. Konstantin says:

    Welcome to Sakhalin! 🙂
    Добро пожаловать! 🙂

  19. Sasha says:

    Well done Sarah and Justine! Amazing job! Lovely pictures and beautiful nature! 🙂

    Good luck!

  20. Delighted too hear you made it, and even more delighted to see such happy smiling photo’s. Love and all best wishes from Cornwall Gx

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