Keep Australia On Your Left: A True Story of an Attempt to Circumnavigate Australia by Kayak

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Macmillan, Jun 15, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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Two men as different as night and day. One kayak. And 10,000 miles of the most beautiful but treacherous coastline in the world. You'd have to be crazy to think you could kayak around an entire continent, right?

But Eric Stiller admits: "It seemed like a good idea at the time."
 

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This book is a first-hand telling of the work and how the process came about for the authour to be part of a two man kayak team to circumnavigate Australia. It was a good read, though with things I didn't expect to come up. Read full review

Keep Australia on your left: a true story of an attempt to circumnavigate Australia by kayak

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What a hell of a movie this drama-packed journey would make! Stiller is a kayak salesman in New York City who has helped the likes of JFK Jr., David Lee Roth, and a few Navy SEALs master the art of ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
9
PROLOGUE
15
The Prodigal Son
24
Berlin Wall
35
Bondi Blues
45
Houston We Have a Problem
68
Swansea to NewcastleA Long Way to Go
94
To Port Stephens
101
Great Keppel Island to Mackay
217
Whitsunday
245
Hell Hole
259
Off to Cooktown
283
Cape York and Thursday Island
293
Thursday Island
312
Gulf of CarpentariaThe Crossing
336
Nhulunbuy
354

Port Stephens to ForsterTuncurry
107
ForsterTuncurry to Crowdy Head
113
Crowdy On
126
To Nambucca Heads
138
On to Yamba
147
To Byron
160
A Day in Byron
166
Southport
173
The Way to Darwin
364
Dawn Launch into the Arafura Sea
377
Black Point Ranger Station
383
Darwin or Bust
397
Now Where?
403
Going Home
409
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About the author (2002)

Stiller is a professional kayak instructor and fitness trainer, founded the Manhattan Kayak Company in New York City.

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