Calif. Teen Arrives Home Youngest Person to Sail Solo Around World

Calif. Teen Arrives Home Youngest Person to Sail Solo Around World

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sail-boat-silouette-intrepid.jpgMore people have gone into space than have sailed solo around the world. But the obvious maritime dangers didn’t stop 16 year-old Zac Sunderland from reaching for his dream. He set off from California 13 months ago in his 36-foot sloop, Intrepid, before he even had a license to drive.

He met storms, maybe pirates, and barely slept, but today the homeschooler has achieved his goal – one that can never be taken away. He became the first person under the age of 18 to sail solo-circumnavigating around the globe.

Watch the video below, and read the extensive feature story in the LA Times

Visit his website, where you can buy DVDs documenting his adventure.

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