Russian sailor Fedor Konyukhov finished his 16,000 kilometre solo voyage from Chile, South America, to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast on Saturday.
The adventurer rowed alone for five months to reach Australia in a purpose-built rowing boat.
But Konyukhov’s journey is not the only one to take place in Australian waters.
Whether it be by sail boat, row boat, or even paddle board, Australia is a popular spot for seafaring risk-takers. More. . .
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