- Aleksander Doba
- 70:249 year(s):day(s)
- France (Le Conquet)
The oldest person to successfully kayak across an ocean is Aleksander Doba (Poland, b. 9 September 1946) who was aged 70 years 249 days old on the day of departure (16 May 2017) of his last transoceanic solo kayak voyage, crossing the Atlantic from the USA to France.
Aleksander Doba kayaked across the Atlantic Ocean (west to east), which covered 2,905 nautical miles (5,380 km or 3,343 mi) from New York, USA, to Le Conquet, France, in 110 days between 16 May 2017 and 3 September 2017, aboard Olo.