Laura Dekker set sail from Portugal Saturday in a bid to become the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe.
Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who recently won a court ruling to allow her to sail around the globe, will launch her trip Saturday from Portugal.
Laura Dekker, the 14-year-old Dutch sailor, hopped onto her boat Wednesday and sailed off from the Netherlands. Laura Dekker hopes to become the youngest person to make a solo voyage around the world.
Laura Dekker will try to pick up where American Abby Sunderland left off on an around-the-world solo sailing adventure.
Abby Sunderland held a press conference today in California. The 16-year-old sailor said she's proud that she made it 12,000 nautical miles.
Abby Sunderland, the teen sailor who attempted to sail solo around the world, is returning to the port from which she launched her voyage five months ago.
In an AP interview, 16-year-old Abby Sunderland says she hopes to sail around the world and defended her parents.
The parents of teen sailor Abby Sunderland, who was rescued this week after attempting to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe alone, drew more criticism as word of a reality TV deal surfaced.
Abby Sunderland will not appear in a reality TV show based on the family of the teen sailor. The family of Abby Sunderland said there are no plans for such a show.