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Round - The - World Sailor


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A girl, Laura dekkers, only 14 years old now, want to sail around the world on a solo voyage. But a Dutch judge told her she was not allowed to.

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Round - The - World Sailor

  1. 1. Round- the -world sailor: Laura Dekkers<br />Marieke Spillebeen 2RP1<br /><br />
  2. 2. Who is Laura?<br />14 years old<br />Child of sailors<br />Born on a boat<br />Emotionally, intellectually and physically fit<br />Test by sailing from the Netherlands to Lowestoft<br />
  3. 3. Why is she planning this trip?<br />She wants to become the youngest person to sail around the world, all alone.<br />
  4. 4. Problems<br />A Dutch judge told her she was not allowed to<br />Concerns about her knowledge of first aid, sleep management and overall safety plan of distance schooling<br />
  5. 5. futur<br />Another court hearing in July<br />8 months to prepare herself and convince the court she’s ready<br />
  6. 6. A worldrecord?<br /><ul><li>The record now is held by Britisch sailor Mike Perham</li></ul>17 years old<br />Around the world in 164 days<br />
  7. 7. My opinion<br /><ul><li>I agreewiththe judge
  8. 8. Too young
  9. 9. Too dangerous</li></li></ul><li>Anyquestions??<br />