Crossing the Ditch | The Story of The First To Kayak From Australia to New Zealand

Crossing the Ditch | The Story of The First To Kayak From Australia to New Zealand

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Crossing the Ditch | The Story of The First To Kayak From Australia to New Zealand

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62 Days At Sea – Crossing the Ditch

In 2008 two young adventurers set a world record after kayaking 2,050 miles across the Tasman Sea from Australia to New Zealand.

James Castrission 25, and Justin Jones, 24, paddled into history when they beached their specially-designed fibre-glass kayak on New Zealand’s North Island after a grueling 62 days crossing ‘the ditch’.

Their epic journey took them 20 days longer than expected because of strong currents and winds which pushed them around in giant circles in the middle of the ocean.

Watch the Full Documentary Here

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