November 19, 2017

Youngest Sailor Completes Global Voyage

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Laura Dekker, 16, is the youngest person to sail solo around the globe.  After a yearlong voyage, Dekker docked her sailboat, “Guppy,” on Saturday. Guinness World Records hasn’t verified Dekker as a record breaker, saying they no longer recognize records for youngest sailors to discourage dangerous attempts.  The voyage was not without controversy: many believe the teen belonged in a classroom over the past year, not on the seas.  What do you think?  Read more

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