Laura Dekker is the youngest person ever to sail around the world solo – an impressive success for which she had to overcome many obstacles, at sea and on land.
She has accomplished that some years ago, at the age of 14 to 16. In this episode of Unfolding Maps, Laura looks back to her upbringing, to all the things that let her to the point of feeling ready for such an adventure. She also talks about how this experience has shaped her and how she wants to use her learnings from it in the sphere of education. And she remembers the most magical moments alone on the wide, open ocean.
2 thoughts on “#3: Laura Dekker – The world’s youngest circumnavigator”
Much thanks!- Mr. Lorenz, you were good prepared. – In my opinion, key facts: Dick Dekker trusts in his daughter. Laura respects her father. – Best to all! Georg
Thank you, very glad you liked the episode :-).