Where is Jessica Watson’s boat now?
The pink yacht used by Jessica Watson to become the youngest person to sail solo and nonstop around the world ten years ago has been abandoned and left to rot. Ella’s Pink Lady, the yacht the then-16-year-old used to complete the 210-day journey in 2009, was sold to the Queensland Maritime Museum for $300,000.
Why is Jessica Watson inspiring?
An adventurous and inspiring speaker, Jessica encourages her audience to draw on and achieve their dreams. Inspired by Kay Cottee, the first woman to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the globe, and Jesse Martin, the youngest person to do so, Jessica set her eyes on beating Jesse’s achievement.
What did Jessica Watson eat on her voyage?
What did Jessica Watson eat on her voyage? A: The food I took with me was a mixture of freeze-dried food (like astronauts eat), tinned food, powdered eggs, dried fruit, tinned vegetables and I use to make my own bread and sometimes cupcakes.
How did Jessica face the knock down?
Teen sailor Jessica Watson says a violent storm that repeatedly slammed her mast into the ocean and damaged her boat caused her to question her world-record sailing attempt. During the ordeal, Jessica experienced her first knockdown, which is when the mast goes below horizontal and into the sea.