SA rowboat adventurer in deep water – at last
Thirty-knot winds and 4m swells all in a day’s work for renewable energy proponent Zirk Botha
If ever there is a trophy for social distancing, it belongs to Zirk Botha.
The South African is all alone 2,000km out to sea, 19 days after setting off from Cape Town in a rowboat.
He has even had to self-isolate inside his boat – by strapping himself into a tiny sealed-up cabin in the prow to survive extreme weather...