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French woman rescued after failed Pacific ‘kite-surf’ bid!

French adventurer Anne Quemere prepares her kite boat

Anne Quemere, who announced she was scrapping her trans-Pacific odyssey on Wednesday after failing to make any progress in the Doldrums, was picked up by a passing container ship, the statement said.

She had left San Francisco on November 4 and had traveled some 3,500 kilometers, her team said.

Quemere, 42, the only woman to have rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean in both directions without assistance, had been bidding to steer her 5.5-meter (18 foot) vessel some 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles) from to French Polynesia.

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