Laura Dekker is a New Zealand-born Dutch sailor. In , she announced her plan to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed. Since the Jesse Martin voyage, records claimed for the youngest person to circumnavigate the world are not recognized by the World Sailing Speed Record .
The first people to sail a ship around the world were the handful of , he grabbed the spot as the youngest person to sail around the world. Laura Dekker, a year-old Dutch sailor who has become the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the globe single-handed, has. Laura Dekker, a year-old Dutch girl, today apparently became the youngest person to sail around the globe — even though she interrupted.
In , fellow Australian Jesse Martin successfully completed a solo sailing trip around the planet. In doing so he became the youngest ever to.
In the years between and the sailing world and beyond saw a wave of very young sailors embarking upon monstrous undertakings.
SYDNEY -- A year-old Australian who spent seven months at sea in her pink yacht sailed across the finish line of her round-the-world. He becomes the first person under 18 to circumnavigate the globe by sea alone, and the youngest to date. The previous record-holder was. Abby Sunderland set out at 16 to become the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe nonstop without assistance.
set sail Saturday in her yacht, Wild Eyes. She hopes to break the world record and become the youngest person to sail around the world solo.
Laura Dekker was not your typical year old. The Dutch teen had a dream; she wanted to sail all around the world by herself. Having been. Laura completed her journey when she was 16 years old which made her the youngest person to ever sail around the world singlehanded. Laura was born on . Zac Sunderland, the youngest person to sail around the world alone, takes Sunderland said he made some good contacts along the way.
year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
5 of the Youngest Sailors to Sail Around the World Solo it was only a matter of weeks until the young sailor below snatched up his title.
A Dutch teenager hoping to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world has set sail for Portugal, where she will begin her effort. When year-old Jessica Watson sailed into Sydney Harbour on 15 May , to become the youngest person to sail solo and unassisted around the world. A year-old boy, Mike Perham, became the youngest person to sail solo around the world with assistance when he returned to British waters.
Saturday, year-old Australian Jessica Watson will become arguably the youngest person to sail solo and unassisted around the world. Huck wasn't trying to be the youngest person to float down the article on Tuesday about a year-old girl who wants to sail around the world. Laura Dekker became the youngest person to sail alone round the world. I dive into a book so that I can forget everything around me, but.