After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown of a navigation system, satellite phone, stove, and music player while rowing solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 2005, Roz Savage might be expected to be through with rowing oceans forever. Quite the contrary. Caption: Roz Savage rows her boat the Brocade in the San Francisco Bay during a press launch on July 10. She is bidding to become the first woman in history to row across the Pacific Ocean solo. Almanac photo by Veronica Weber.
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