I came across an interesting article about a thirteen-year-old girl who wants to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.
Laura Dekker was born in New Zealand while her parents were on a round-the-world sailing trip and spent the first four years of her life on the ocean. She has had been sailing solo since she was six and began dreaming of sailing around the world when she was 10.
Laura plans to navigate the world in her 8.3-metre-long Hurley 800 named Guppy, financed by sponsors. She