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Canadian sailor Mylene Paquette celebrates as she arrives at the... News PhotoAquatic Sport,Arrival,Atlantic Ocean,Celebration,France,Harbor,Horizontal,Lorient,Morbihan,Rowboat,Sailing,Sailor,Sea,SportPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPCanadian sailor Mylene Paquette celebrates as she arrives at the Lorient harbour, western France, on November 12, 2013. Mylene Paquette, a 35-year-old from Quebec, is the first North American to have crossed the Atlantic Ocean, a 2,700 nautical mile (4,300-km) long journey, on a rowboat in 129 days between Halifax and Lorient. Ten people have so far crossed the Atlantic from west to east on a rowboat, including two French female sailors. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)