MAIDENTRIP (2013): Award-winning film of the inspirational voyage of Laura Dekker (14), youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=04z3dS6P60g

MAIDENTRIP (2013): Award-winning film of the inspirational voyage of Laura Dekker (14), youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=04z3dS6P60g

Laura Dekker in 2011      "You don't have to be anyone special to do something big. You just have     to want to do it."  Once upon a time (quite recently, actually; 1995, to be precise), a girl  called Laura Dekker was born in Whangarei, New Zealand, to a Dutch father  and German mother who were keen sailors and nomads.  Laura spent her first five years on boats and sailed solo for the first  time at the tender age of six (accompanied by her father, alongside the  boat on a windsurfer)…

Laura Dekker in 2011 "You don't have to be anyone special to do something big. You just have to want to do it." Once upon a time (quite recently, actually; 1995, to be precise), a girl called Laura Dekker was born in Whangarei, New Zealand, to a Dutch father and German mother who were keen sailors and nomads. Laura spent her first five years on boats and sailed solo for the first time at the tender age of six (accompanied by her father, alongside the boat on a windsurfer)…

Laura Dekker: a thirteen-year-old Dutch girl, decided she wanted to sail around the world by herself.

Laura Dekker: a thirteen-year-old Dutch girl, decided she wanted to sail around the world by herself.

▶ Youngest solo sailor, around the world at 16: Laura Dekker at TEDxYouth@Auckland - YouTube

▶ Youngest solo sailor, around the world at 16: Laura Dekker at TEDxYouth@Auckland - YouTube

In all, Laura Dekker sailed 27,000 nautical miles, on a trip with stops that sound like a skim through a travel magazine: the Canary Islands, Panama, the Galapagos Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Bora Bora, Australia, South Africa and now, St. Maarten.

In all, Laura Dekker sailed 27,000 nautical miles, on a trip with stops that sound like a skim through a travel magazine: the Canary Islands, Panama, the Galapagos Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Bora Bora, Australia, South Africa and now, St. Maarten.

Official trailer for MAIDENTRIP (2014), documentary following the record-breaking round-the-world voyage of Dutch teen Laura Dekker, youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Official trailer for MAIDENTRIP (2014), documentary following the record-breaking round-the-world voyage of Dutch teen Laura Dekker, youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

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14-Year Old Laura Dekker Makes A “Maidentrip”, the youngest ever to sail around the earth alone.

14-Year Old Laura Dekker Makes A “Maidentrip”, the youngest ever to sail around the earth alone.

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