>>> 13-year old making solo round-the-world?

Well, not right now… seems a little young to me, but many years ago, many people did things a lot younger than we do now. Raises some interesting questions, but I am glad to see young people still wanting to learn and do.

"I want simply to learn about the world and to live freely."

Mad Marinerâ„¢ has a series on young sailors starting next week that will be worth a look if this interests you.

A Dutch court has put a 13-year-old girl under state care for two months, stalling her bid to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world.