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Author: Paul Caffyn
Publisher: Dunedin [N.Z.] : J. McIndoe, 1979.
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'Obscured by waves' is Paul Caffyn's own story of one of the most amazing journeys ever undertaken by a New Zealander. It is the remarkable tale of the first circumnavigation of the South Island by canoe. Most of the long and gruelling hours at sea were spent alone. Paul's solo paddle around the South Island, is highlighted by encounters skarks, tide races, and killer whales. Paul Caffyn's story is one of great  Read more...
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Caffyn, Paul.
Obscured by waves.
Dunedin : J. McIndoe, 1979
(OCoLC)894347349
Named Person: Paul Caffyn; Paul Caffyn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Caffyn
ISBN: 0868680028 9780868680026
OCLC Number: 6626429
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Fiordland --
Jackson Bay --
Gentle Annie Gorge --
Grey River --
Greymouth --
Twelve Mile Bluff --
Twelve Mile --
Te Waewae Bay --
Stewart Island --
Rapahoe --
Lake Brunner --
Puysegur Point --
Dusky Sound --
Breaksea Sound --
Doubtful Sound --
George Sound --
Milford --
Martins Bay --
Karamea --
Nelson --
Christchurch --
Dunedin --
Porpoise Bay --
Sand Hill Point --
Cuttle Cove --
Arawata River --
Waiatoto River --
Okuru River --
Open Bay Islands --
Ship Creek --
Knights Point --
Bruce Bay --
Arnott Point --
Otumoto Point --
Paringa River --
Piakatu Point --
Whakapohai River --
Moeraki River --
Heretaniwha Point --
Hunts Beach --
Gillespies Beach --
Makawhio Point --
Karangarua Point --
Cook River --
Greens Beach --
Mikonui --
Ruatapu --
Arahura --
Taramakau River --
Camerons --
Karoro Surf Club --
Blaketown Lagoon --
Point Elizabeth --
Woodpecker Bay --
Razorback Point --
Punakaiki River --
Pororari River --
Charleston --
Constant Bay --
Tauranga Bay --
Westport --
Cape Foulwind --
Buller River --
Granity --
Ngakawau --
Mokihinui River --
Kohaihai River --
Little Wanganui River --
Oparara --
Karamea River --
Scotts Beach. Caffyn, Paul --
Reynolds, Max. --
Reynolds, Julie --
Dennis, Nigel --
Grey, John --
Lysaght, Matt (Maestro) --
Taylor, Lyn --
Annabell, Bruce --
Strong, Dick --
Dekkers, Keith --
Aplin, Pip --
Dale, Paul --
Simpson, Pete --
Leyland, Shaun --
Sisson, Grahame --
Goodman, Frank --
Cameron, Jan --
Therkelsen, Pauline --
Therkelsen, Robin --
King, Paatu --
Murphy, Gerard --
McCarthy, Brian --
Neison, Mike --
Squires, Richard --
Hamilton, Don --
Lamb, Ainslie --
Burnby, Carley --
Harvey, Maureen --
Mackay, Dave --
King-Turner, Vic --
Brown, Ralph --
Brown, Robert --
Verboeket, John --
Dent, Keith --
Williams, Gerald --
Toner, Geoff --
Tapper, Jules --
Williams, Rachel --
Brunton, Evan --
Brunton, Annette --
Hague, Vic --
Berry, Mike --
Clark, Mike --
Clark, Allison --
Edmonds, Anne --
Brown, Lou --
Haddock, Cathye --
Lamb, James --
Shaw, Mark --
Leavy, Dave --
de Vries, Pete.
Responsibility: Paul Caffyn.

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'Obscured by waves' is Paul Caffyn's own story of one of the most amazing journeys ever undertaken by a New Zealander. It is the remarkable tale of the first circumnavigation of the South Island by canoe. Most of the long and gruelling hours at sea were spent alone. Paul's solo paddle around the South Island, is highlighted by encounters skarks, tide races, and killer whales. Paul Caffyn's story is one of great endurance and courage requiring the highest levels of seamanship and skill.

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