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Kayaker Aleksander Doba Dies On Kilimanjaro

Kayaker Aleksander Doba Dies On Kilimanjaro

Polish sea kayaker Aleksander Doba – known for making the transatlantic journey from Europe to North America aboard a kayak – passed away this week. According to multiple Polish media reports, Mr Doba died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Mr Doba during his stop in Bermuda in 2014:“It is with profound regret that we announce the... Read more of this article

Sea Kayaker Doba Reaches Florida Destination

Sea Kayaker Doba Reaches Florida Destination

After over six months at sea that included a stopover in Bermuda in order to repair his damaged sea kayak, 67-year-old Aleksander Doba has reached Florida, completing his trans-Atlantic trip and setting a new world record as the only person to complete a trip from Europe to North America aboard a kayak. According to a post to his Google+ page, the ambitious... Read more of this article

Transatlantic Kayaker Closing In On Florida

Transatlantic Kayaker Closing In On Florida

The sea kayaker attempting to make a trans-Atlantic trip from Portugal to Florida, an endeavor that will see him become the first person to travel from Europe to North America in a kayak if completed successfully, is currently closing in on his destination. Aleksander Doba, a 67-year-old adventurer from Poland, began his trip on October 5, 2013; now,... Read more of this article

“Spirit of Bermuda” Intends To Return Tonight

“Spirit of Bermuda” Intends To Return Tonight

The Spirit of Bermuda hopes to cruise back to land late this evening [Mar 27] after heading some 325 nautical miles off Bermuda to drop off Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba. Mr. Doba is attempting to become the first person to travel from Europe to North America in a kayak, and stopped in Bermuda in order to have his kayak repaired. He started his journey... Read more of this article

Photos: Kayaker Resumes With Damaged Kayak

Photos: Kayaker Resumes With Damaged Kayak

Aleksander Doba loaded his kayak onto the Spirit of Bermuda on Sunday [Mar 23] to be transported some 325 nautical miles to the south, to continue on his journey to Florida, the destination he has been trying to reach since leaving Portugal last October. Spirit of Bermuda arrived at the planned coordinates on Tuesday as scheduled but the plan ran into... Read more of this article

Sea Kayaker Leaves Bermuda, Resumes Trip

Sea Kayaker Leaves Bermuda, Resumes Trip

A Polish sea kayaker attempting to make a trans-Atlantic trip from Portugal to Florida, an endeavor that will see him become the first person to travel from Europe to North America in a kayak if completely successfully, saw his journey get underway again today [Mar 23] thanks to help from the Spirit of Bermuda.Aleksander Doba loaded his kayak onto... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Solo Kayaker Arrives In Bermuda

Photos/Video: Solo Kayaker Arrives In Bermuda

After suffering damage to his one-man vessel earlier this month, solo sea kayaker Aleksander Doba, 67, arrived in Bermuda this morning [Feb 24] in order to perform repairs before continuing his journey. Mr Doba has spent 141 days at sea.Since January 1, after three months of steady progress across the Atlantic and 90 percent of his journey complete,... Read more of this article

Solo Kayaker Will Attempt Repairs At Sea

Solo Kayaker Will Attempt Repairs At Sea

Trans-Atlantic kayaker Aleksander Doba, 67, was 110 nautical miles southwest of Bermuda on Wednesday [Feb 19], paddling towards the island to affect repairs to the rudder of his kayak. Local marine towing company Sea Assist will transport Mr. Doba’s close friend Piotr Chmielinski, along with visiting media, to meet up with the kayaker in an effort... Read more of this article

Solo Kayaker Heads To Bermuda For Repairs

Solo Kayaker Heads To Bermuda For Repairs

A sea kayaker attempting to make a trans-Atlantic trip from Portugal to Florida, an endeavor that will see him become the first person to travel from Europe to North America in a kayak if completely successfully, is currently on his way to Bermuda to have the kayak’s rudder repaired. Aleksander Doba, a 67-year-old adventurer from Poland, began... Read more of this article

Polish Kayaker Struggles In Bermuda Triangle

Polish Kayaker Struggles In Bermuda Triangle

A sea kayaker attempting to make a trans-Atlantic trip from Portugal to Florida, an endeavor that will see him become the first person to travel from Europe to North America in a kayak if completely successfully, is currently struggling in the area of the “Bermuda Triangle” as he attempts to continue his journey westward. Olek Doba, a 67-year-old... Read more of this article