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Abby Sunderland On Board - cruising reality

    Sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland was probably relieved to finally get started on her non-stop solo circumnavigation. After all, she had been thinking about and preparing for the voyage since she was thirteen. Lately, she had endured public criticism of her dream and her parents' decision to support it. She left that on the dock when she departed Marina del Rey (California) Saturday, January 23.

How Cruising Changed Us II: World Citizens

      One of the most important lessons of our journey was learning that we are, as Socrates put it, “citizen(s) of the world.”