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Frenchwoman swim over the ocean on the board

June 8 2006

For the first time in history a woman has made the transition across the Indian Ocean on surfing.

Frenchwoman Raffaella le Guvello has launched in Australia today "moored" to the island of Reunion. Go through the Indian Ocean in length to six thousand miles took her 60 days, 2 hours and one minute. Prior to this surfing through the Indian Ocean could not swim even to men.

According to the record holder feels it is a normal, albeit very tired. Sometimes the wind helped it move forward, and sometimes very disturbed, because of what had to stop in the middle of the ocean.

Record holder made a move on the board with a sail in length 7.8 meters and with a sail, the dimensions of which are also higher than 7 meters. Barnett was with me all you need, including food and apparatus for water desalination. For relaxation was fitted with a special cabin, reported Interfax .

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