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Laura Dekker

Some 518 days after she first set off alone in her sailboat, 16-year-old Laura Dekker glided into a Caribbean port on Saturday to complete her historic, and controversial, voyage around the globe.

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People.com: Another Teen Sailor Embarks on Around-the-World Voyageupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 09:10:00

Dutch 14-year-old Laura Dekker begins her solo sail amid criticism about her age

14-year-old girl begins attempt to sail around the worldupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 12:26:00

A 14-year-old Dutch girl set sail Wednesday morning on a journey to travel around the world.

Court nixes teen's solo sailupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 15:48:00

A Dutch court rules against letting a 14-year-old girl sail solo around the world. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.

Dutch court rules against girl's solo sailing tripupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 15:48:00

A Dutch court Friday ruled against letting a 14-year-old girl sail solo around the world, saying she is not experienced enough to make the trip on her own.

Social workers threaten to thwart teen sailor's record bidupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 12:48:00

A Dutch Court will decide the fate Friday of 13-year-old Laura Dekker, either making her a potential world-record-breaking sailor, or returning her to school.

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