teen circumnavigation

Team Abby

The Teen Sailor Debate

    Before Jessica Watson set off on her round-the-world sail, she and her family faced growing criticism and calls for the state to prevent her departure. Now the American public is engaging in a similar debate around the upcoming departure of Abby Sunderland on a similar expedition out of Southern California. 

On Barbie Dolls and Adventuring

      In the Los Angeles Times, blogger Pete Thomas reported Abby Sunderland's imminent departure on her nonstop solo circumnavigation.