New Zealand

On Wednesday the 29th February 2012 Tim Taylor finished a 15 month, 5,529km trip around North and South Island of New Zealand. Completing this adventure made him only the second person ever to achieve the feat. He is also the youngest person to have done it and he did in record time.

He spent a total of 112 days on the water for the entire expedition, covering an average of 49.4km per day. His longest day was 95.8km and the total distance paddled was 5529.3km.

Day 1 of Leg 2: Heading out through the surf on 90 Mile Beach. Photo courtesy of Lyn Taylor

You can read his account at his website NZ Kayaker.

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