Three hours sleep and 36 nautical miles

Sarah Outen and Justine Curvengen kayaking on the Thames

We’ve just had a brief update from Sarah and Justine who have had made it to about halfway between Whitstable and Margate on their paddle eastwards.

“Pasta tea beside the sea under gorgeous pink and purple sunset.¬†Arrived at Reculver, east of Herne Bay at 6.30pm. Paddled Gravesend to Sheerness 3am-8am. Slept 3hrs then 1.30pm – 6.30pm here. 36nm total.”

They’ve been timing their kayaking to coincide with the tides which has meant some hours in the boats that might not normally sit well with a circadian rhythm. Depending on weather and progress they will aim tomorrow for Ramsgate or Dover. From there it will be across to Calais when the weather is right.

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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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2 Responses to Three hours sleep and 36 nautical miles

  1. Helen Outen says:

    Fingers and toes crossed firmly!!! Hoping for a smooth crossing. I shall be thinking of you.
    Hugs xxxxxxx

  2. Chris M says:

    Good to hear all is going well Sarah and you got a good start. Looking forward to following your adventure.

    Chris M

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