Rowboat in a Hurricane: My Amazing Journey Across a Changing Atlantic Ocean

Julie Angus


In 2005–06, Julie Angus, along with her fiancé Colin, rowed 10,000 kilometers around the Atlantic Ocean, changing into the 1st lady on this planet to shuttle from mainland to mainland in a rowboat. The 145-day trip gave Angus, a educated scientist, a different standpoint at the ocean. The slow-moving boat turned an atmosphere unto itself, attracting barnacles, dorado fish, set off fish, turtles, sharks, whales, birds, and extra, which she used to be in a position to detect and rfile. Angus additionally observed unmistakable indicators of the ocean’s devastation, with way more plastic bottles, wrappers, toys, and luggage than sharks or different once-common sea lifestyles. 4 cyclones, together with hurricanes, hammered the small boat so intensely that Angus and her significant other were not definite they'd live to tell the tale. Rowboat in a Hurricane documents this striking trip in meticulous, dramatic element, within the approach providing a private list of an awe-inspiring surroundings, its attention-grabbing denizens, and the mounting threats to its existence.

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