A Dutch teen sailed into the record books today as she ended her yearlong journey, supposedly becoming the youngest person to ever circumnavigate the globe. Laura Dekker, who was born on a boat in a New Zealand port and says she spent the first four...
Last year, Aussie 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed around the world solo. The same year, American Abby Sunderland, also 16, made it from California to the Indian Ocean alone on her sailboat before a rogue wave tore off the mast of the boat, forcing her to...
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A month after being released from the guardianship of child protection services, a 14-year-old Dutch girl today set sail from Gibraltar in an effort to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world . Laura Dekker was en route to the Canary Islands on her 38-foot boat, Guppy, after saying
Teenage solo sailor Abby Sunderland said today that there will be no reality TV show or documentary about her failed attempt to become the youngest person ever to sail alone around the world, but she is considering writing a book. Sunderland, 16, also said returning to normal life will be an
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Abby Sunderland Told Rescuers Boat Was Drifting After Being Damaged in a Storm, But Her Quest Is Over
Teen sailor Abby Sunderland is "in good spirits" today after a ferocious Indian Ocean storm crippled her boat, said a rescue team that made contact at dawn with the distressed sailor. "She told them she was fine, she was in good health, the vessel was not taking on water," said her father,