Good article with details here:
New rig looks sweet and if things align they should steal the record (34 hour 2 minute run by Ben Orkin) from a kayaker
HaHa - lots of stories abound for the last run but while the frame broke it was not "originally" made of paddles. The vimeo is pretty cool of the first attempt and hope they have a good safe run down. Lucky enough to have a couple friends on the boat and will post any first hand updates.