Dutch teen sailor Laura Dekker completes solo world tour
Laura Dekker set sail on her own back in 2010. Now on the final leg of her journey, Laura Dekker is scheduled to finish on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. By Toby Sterling, Associated Press / January 11, 2012 In this file photo, Laura Dekker poses
When 16-year-old Laura Dekker sails Guppy into the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten in about eight days to become the youngest ever circumnavigating sailor, she will be flying, not a Dutch flag, but the flag of New Zealand.
Teen ends globe-circling voyage in St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — Laura Dekker set a steady foot aboard a dock in St. Maarten on Saturday, ending a yearlong voyage aboard a sailboat named “Guppy” that apparently made her the youngest person
16-year-old Dutch sailor ends globe-circling solo voyage in St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — Laura Dekker set a steady foot aboard a dock in St. Maa. Laura Dekker is unofficially the youngest person to sale around the world.
Dutch teenager Laura Dekker who has completed a solo circumnavigation of the world. Photo: AFP A teenager from the Netherlands has sailed into St Maarten harbour, ending a yearlong solo journey around the globe aboard a ketch named "Guppy.