Australian schoolgirl Jessica Watson (Jessica Watson) Saturday completed a single round trip on a yacht.
This was reported by Associated Press. 16-year-old girl became the youngest of the sailors,
bypassed unassisted around the globe.
Watson met the parents, the head of the state of New South Wales, as well as numerous spectators.
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Travel Watson on pink yacht lasted 210 days, during which time she passed 23,000 nautical miles. She came out of Sydney Harbour October 18, 2009, sailed through the southern Pacific Ocean, crossed the equator, rounded Cape Horn (the most southern point of South America), swam across the Atlantic to South Africa, and then across the Indian Ocean and along the southern coast of Australia. Previously, the youngest member of a single circumnavigation considered 17-year-old Briton Mike Perem (Mike Perham). Meanwhile, a record in a single non-stop world tour and isolated belonged Australian Jesse Martin (Jesse Martin), who sailed under the age of 18 in 1999.