Female Rowers crossed Pacific Ocean

The crew was made up of three permanent members, Laura Penhaul, Natalia Cohen and Emma Mitchell, and three others each rowing a leg

A team of female rowers have arrived in Australia nine months after setting off from San Francisco to cross the Pacific Ocean, reported BBC yesterday.

The Coxless Crew rowed out under the Golden Gate Bridge in April last year.

After 257 days at sea, with supply stops in Hawaii and Samoa, their 29ft boat, Doris, crossed the finish line at Cairns just before 01:00 GMT.

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