Andy Mitchell from the US. who was attempting to circumnavigate Australia has ended his attempt after a successful paddle from Sydney to Thursday Island. It is believed the attempt was reconsidered because of the time involved to complete the trip. Andy was paddling an Arctic Raider.
The latest edition of Wild magazine reports that David Hooton of Gorokan, NSW, has reached Hamilton Island, 2,100km into his circumnavigation attempt. David started from Terrigal on the Central NSW coast and is doing the trip to raise money for the Central Coast MS and Handicapped Group.