|A man who suffers from
epilepsy has announced plans to spend up to nine months alone at sea.
Andrew Halsey says he is to make a second attempt to become the first solo
disabled rower to cross the Pacific Ocean non-stop.
Mr Halsey was at the Royal Geographic Society in London to launch the
attempt officially and to show off his re-equipped ocean rowboat, the
The 44-year-old adventurer, who will face storms and the menace of sharks,
was the first disabled person to row the Atlantic in 1997, suffering two
epileptic fits during the voyage.
He is also planning to cross the Indian Ocean to complete a solo
Andrew Halsey plans to row his boat
from Peru to Australia this summer.