Outen Will Not Row Across the Atlantic

After rescue, she won’t attempt crossing again

Adventurer Sarah Outen will not attempt another Atlantic crossing. (Sarah Outen / Facebook)
Photo: Sarah Outen / Facebook

English adventurer Sarah Outen will not make another attempt to row across the Atlantic after being rescued earlier this month, the Cape Cod Times reported on Monday. On October 6, Outside reported that Outen was forced to seek help after 143 days at sea when she encountered 69 mph winds from Hurricane Joaquin. A cargo ship heading to Montreal picked her up, but she was forced to abandon her boat.

The Atlantic crossing marked the last leg of Outen’s journey in her attempt to circumnavigate the globe by human power, which began in 2011. Instead, she will fly to England and complete the final 400 miles of her journey by cycling and kayaking from Falmouth, England, to London, according to the Cape Cod Times.

“I don’t have the resources, financially or physically, to take on another trip,” Outen told the Cape Cod Times.

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