Ready to start capsizing trials.
Elsa has been planning / training for over a year, supported by olympic coaches, nutritionists and psychologists, she is on track to break the World record solo female crossing currently set at 99 days.
Deep in thought.
3 months, 16 hours a day, 2,400 miles.
7th June 2014.
Elsa will row across the Pacific Ocean dedicating her gruelling challenge to inspirational women around the World.
I was very pleased to have captured this portrait.
Alone and unsupported.
She will face 40-foot waves, great white sharks, and 3 months of total isolation.
The self-righting 24-foot vessel is now ready to be shipped to Monterey California, where she will begin her journey.
A crane was used to overturn her boat.
Ready to go.
Extra ballast needed.
After adjustments were made to ballast levels, Elsa righted her boat, no problem.
California to Hawaii
Looking forward to getting started.