Adding to the annals of nautical history is the second crossing of the Pacific Ocean on a paddleboard. The first was in 1983, when J.J. Skaggs (aka Joey Skaggs) crossed in the opposite direction against prevailing winds and currents on a windsurfer without any shelter. Read the full story here: Windsurfing from Hawaii to California Thanks Wayne Zebzda.
Man rides stand-up paddleboard from California to Hawaii
Fox5 San Diego from CNN Wire
August 27, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A three-month paddleboat float across the Pacific Ocean might seem crazy to the rest of us, but for Antonio de la Rosa it was just another challenge.
The Spanish endurance athlete completed a 2,951-mile journey from San Francisco, California, to Oahu, Hawaii, on Saturday, using just a specially-designed stand-up paddleboard.
The journey took him 76 days…