If you’ve ever considered taking on an epic adventure but feared you lack the requisite skills, Sally Kettle will allay your concerns. Restless after university and uncertain in what direction to take, Sally accepted a seemingly random challenge set by her boyfriend of the time, to row the Atlantic. Sally was not a seasoned rower. Worse, her rowing partner – her mother – had never rowed a boat in her life! The pair went on to row 3000 miles across the Atlantic, receiving a Guinness World Record for their spectacular endeavour, thus beginning a life of adventure and purpose for Sally Kettle.
- Uncertainty following university.
- Struggling with an eating, and anxiety disorder.
- Disappointment after the failure of her first attempt to row the Atlantic.
- Life inside a 23ft x 6ft rowing vessel.
- Coping with sea-sickness.
- How to pass the time at sea.
- How to bounce back after repeated disappointment.
- Healing the wounds of a difficult childhood.
- What Sally learned during her adventures.
- Wanting to break a record for the fastest women’s 4 to row the Atlantic.
- Resisting resentment following a team-mate’s departure from the Atlantic Rowing Race.
- The highs and lows of IVF.
- Making a film about her rowing adventure.
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