Pacific Crossing Press Updates
MICHELLE LEE is on the cusp of completing the Pacific Ocean Crossing, solo, unassisted and non stop.
This is a 14,000km ocean row, which started in Ensenada Mexico on the 8 th of August 2022 and is due to end in Cairns QLD in early April 2023.
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Media Release – Arrival delayed
Solo rower Michelle Lee’s voyage back to Australia has slowed with strong outgoing tides preventing her from arriving in Cairns tomorrow as predicted earlier. Michelle will have to stagger her journey through the Great Barrier Reef for a couple of days to work with the tides making her earliest possible arrival around lunch time Wednesday April 5. Daily...
Media Release – Aussie to conquer 14,000km solo Pacific Ocean row on April 3
Solo rower Michelle Lee to land at the Cairns Marlin Marina in Queensland, Australia on April 3 at 9am AEST after rowing for almost eight months across the Pacific Ocean. After 235 days rowing 14,000km solo across the Pacific Ocean, Michelle Lee will navigate Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to arrive in Cairns on Monday (April 3) and set foot on land for...
Media Release – Michelle Lee – Homeward Bound
Now on the final stretch, Michelle Lee has covered over 300km over the last 8 days on her journey from the West Coast of Mexico to Australia. Rowing her boat 'Australian Maid' solo, non-stop and unassisted she is now down to the last 400km with a homecoming likely this side of Easter. The week started off with amazing conditions, good winds and currents...
Media Release – Michelle Lee – the countdown is on!
What a difference this week has made. Michelle has made incredible progress, completing almost 100nm in the last 5 day thanks to favourable conditions and great easterly winds. As of today, she has just under 400nm to go, with her end point set to Cairns in Queensland. If she continues at the current pace, we are expecting an early April finish. She is...
Media Release – Michelle Lee – tough days but still smiling
Although the end is in sight, this last section of the Coral Sea, has proven to be the most trying of her over 200-day voyage. Having waved goodbye to Cyclone Gabrielle which kept her locked up for over a week, Cyclone Judy and Cyclone Kevin made their appearance shortly afterwards, resulting in another 5 days of lockdown, forcing her to deploy drogue...
Media Release – Michelle Lee ocean crossing nearing an end
Australian solo rower, Michelle Lee, is nearing the end of her historic journey to row across the Pacific Ocean, solo, unassisted and with no stops. In what was planned as a 360-day journey, Michelle having recently crossed the 200-day mark can sense her row will end soon, possibly 100 days better than expected. Michelle Lee became the Australian...
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