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  Raphaela Le Gouvello Saturday 8 November 2003  
This week a new Queen of Tahiti was crowned, a 43 year old French woman who has just crossed the Pacific on a sailboard.

Raphaela Le Gouvello spent 89 days alone at sea retracing the journey made by the Kontiki expedition from Peru to Polynesia. She had to sleep in a tiny water tight compartment only two and a half foot high.
Raphaela joins Martha to talk about her journey as she resumes her normal life as a vet in France.

BBCi News: Windsurfer crosses Pacific


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