How long did it take Laura Dekker to sail around the world?
I want to see all the places and not always the stupid same thing,” says Dekker at the start of the film. “I lived my first five years at sea and ever since, all I’ve wanted is to return to that life.” In January 2012, after 17 months at sea, Laura successfully completed her voyage.
What did Jessica Watson do on her voyage?
Jessica Watson (OAM) navigated some of the world’s most remote oceans and survived seven knockdowns and 210 days alone at sea to become the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop around the world, aged 16. On completion of the voyage, Jessica was met by the then Prime Minister who declared her an Australian hero.
What does Jessica Watson do now?
Watson, now 27, works as a management consultant for a major accounting firm and Dale was a property developer. The pair, who were living in Melbourne, visited New York together in early 2019, enjoying exploring the Big Apple and skating at Central Park.
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.
Who decided to let Laura sail the world?
Her family had a deep connection to boats and the sea — Laura was even born on a boat — but the Dutch government intervened and attempted to block her from going. She prevailed and set out, 14 by then, for what would become a two-year-long, 27,000-mile trip that would take her around the globe and beyond.