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Stop Drifting, Start Rowing : One Woman's Search for Happiness and Meaning Alone on the Pacific - Roz Savage

Stop Drifting, Start Rowing

One Woman's Search for Happiness and Meaning Alone on the Pacific


Published: 26th March 2014
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In 2007, Roz Savage set out to row 8,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean—alone. Despite having successfully rowed across the Atlantic the previous year, the Pacific presented the former office worker with unprecedented challenges and overpowering currents—both in the ocean water and within herself.

Crossing Earth's largest ocean alone might seem a long way removed from everyday life, yet the lessons Roz learned about the inner journey, the ocean, and the world are relevant to all of us. She shares tales of the ups and downs of her voyage across the waves, while offering insights on how to find happiness through a meaningful and rewarding life.

'Heroic, epic, inspiring, historic.' Sir Richard Branson

About the Author

Roz Savage is a British ocean rower, environmental campaigner, author, and speaker. She holds four world records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row solo across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. She has rowed more than 15,000 miles, taken around five million oar strokes, and spent cumulatively more than 500 days of her life at sea in a 23-foot rowboat. Her first book, Rowing The Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean, was published in 2009. She is a United Nations Climate Hero, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a fellow of the Explorers Club of New York, and has been listed among the Top 20 Great British Adventurers by The Telegraph. She was named a 2011 Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic; and in 2012, she became a Yale World Fellow.

ISBN: 9781401942625
ISBN-10: 1401942628
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 26th March 2014
Publisher: Hay House Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.3  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1