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Abby Sunderland, a 16-year-old sailor attempting to circumnavigate the globe by herself in a sailboat, is feared lost at sea, according to ABCNews.com.
Abby Sunderland, pictured in January about to leave on her solo trip, is feared lost at sea.
Sunderland activated two emergency beacons between 7 and 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, her mother, MaryAnne, told ABCNews.
Originally posted by elevatedone
So my question to ATS is, would you let your 16 year old try sailing around the world.... alone ?
Round-the-world teen sailor alive, well
A 16-year-old California girl who was feared lost at sea while sailing solo around the world has been found alive and well, adrift in the southern Indian Ocean as rescue boats head toward her damaged yacht, officials said.
After 20 hours of silence, a search plane launched from Australia's west coast made radio contact with Abby Sunderland on Friday in the frigid southern seas where her boat was repeatedly knocked down by huge waves and she lost satellite phone contact.
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