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Laura Dekker--teenage solo world circumnavigator
Laura Dekker: a thirteen-year-old Dutch girl, decided she wanted to sail around the world by herself.
14-Year Old Laura Dekker Makes A “Maidentrip”, the youngest ever to sail around the earth alone.
Laura Dekker's sailing route (Laura will become the youngest sailor ever who sailed around the globe !) January 21, 2012 @ 3.00 pm local time Laura will reach the Island of Sint Maarten to complete her circumnavigation after her departure from Sint Maarten on January 20 2011.
Laura Dekker: b. 1995; Laura Dekker is a Dutch sailor. In 2009, she announced her plan to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed. Due to the objections of the local authorities, she was prevented from departing while under custody of her parents. In 2010, a Dutch court ended this custody, and the record breaking attempt finally began that year. Dekker successfully completed the journey, arriving at Sint Maarten, in 2012.
A year after her journey began, teenager Laura Dekker has achieved her goal of sailing solo around the world. Arriving in St Maarten this weekend at 16 years and 123 days of age
Laura Dekker, youngest person to sail solo around the world
Laura Dekker--teenage solo world circumnavigator
Laura Dekker durfde haar droom te verwezenlijken!
In all, Laura Dekker sailed 27,000 nautical miles, on a trip with stops that sound like a skim through a travel magazine: the Canary Islands, Panama, the Galapagos Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Bora Bora, Australia, South Africa and now, St. Maarten.
Laura Dekker
Laura Dekker--teenage solo world circumnavigator