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    Sharks, Ships And Sheer Terror



    Adventure long distance rower Lia Ditton departed San Francisco Bay a week ago in her attempt to set a new record
    for the 2,200+ mile crossing to Honolulu. Her voyage has already been fraught with danger, the latest being
    a large shark that seems attracted to her boat, her or maybe just wants some snacks...

    Below are some excerpt from her voyage thus far!

    ITS OFFICIAL: The San Francisco-Hawaii record attempt is on. Lia departed at 23:00 PDT on 17th June to challenge the all-time record of 52 days set by Rob Eustace, or Roz Savage’s women’s record of 99 days. Follow her progress at rowliarow.com




















    " I just found out my nest egg has salmonella"



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    Go Lia!

    Don't let the shark win!

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    Lia Ditton Capsizes

    " I just found out my nest egg has salmonella"



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    Sounds like she got very luck with a passing ship in close proximity

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    She should have abandoned ship

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    Catchin Uo With Lia July 11th 2020

    " I just found out my nest egg has salmonella"



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    A Visit From Cymopoleia



    Lia has been battling bad currents, strange visitors and been keeping up with the maintenance required...

    But something new and unforeseen, somehow always enters the picture....




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    I nominate Lia the 2020 Social Distance Award All Around Champion!

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    Day 49 The Trades and Waves Now In Lia's favor!



    Lia has found the trade winds and following seas and is now moving in a positive direction,
    even when not rowing. She now has time to make some repairs, get rest and write more prolifically.
    Her latest verbiage below!


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    A Rainbow In The Picture



    Since we last visited Lia, she has progressed slowly but surely towards the Islands, experiences another roll over,
    was visited by more sharks and a large pelagic bird and mahi-mahi. She describes her cabin as smelling like "wet cheese"
    yet there is a rainbow i all of this! 865 nm to Hawaii to go after 61 days and 1, 245 miles...



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