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Unitec student sails steady course for maritime career

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012 - 09:37

Unitec student sails steady course for maritime careerEdwin Delaat has been a nautical prodigy in the making from a very young age, with career goals aligned to his success in sailing.

Teen sailors share dangerous ocean bond

Tuesday, 29 November, 2011 - 05:15

Two weeks ago, sixteen year old sailor Laura Dekker arrived at her first South African port after successfully crossing the Indian Ocean - one of the world's most dangerous and unpredictable bodies of water.

Teenage sailor crosses Indian Ocean

Monday, 14 November, 2011 - 20:14

Sixteen-year-old sailor Laura Dekker has successfully crossed the Indian Ocean and arrived in South Africa.

Teen solo sailor Laura Dekker asks Japan to stop whaling

Saturday, 8 October, 2011 - 16:53

Sixteen year old solo-sailor Laura Dekker, currently on a quest to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe, has appealed to the Japanese Government to stop whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Teen sailor Laura Dekker heads into her greatest challenge

Monday, 26 September, 2011 - 10:12

Sixteen year old sailor Laura Dekker glided out of Darwin early this morning aware that she was heading into the most dangerous section of her journey as she attempts to become the youngest person to solo-circumnavigate the globe.

Teenage solo sailor talks on Twitter

Thursday, 22 September, 2011 - 11:08

Solo sailor Laura Dekker, who turned 16 only two days ago, will talk to people across the world today via social networking site Twitter.

Solo sailor, 16, corrects record on school

Wednesday, 21 September, 2011 - 11:05

Solo sailor Laura Dekker - who turned 16 only yesterday - has not "quit" school, despite reports from The Netherlands to the contrary.

World solo sailor Laura Dekker turns 16

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011 - 02:42

After a year at sea, solo-sailor Laura Dekker celebrates her 16th birthday in Australia today.

NZer set to be youngest solo navigator

Friday, 19 August, 2011 - 18:08

When 15 year old sailor Laura Dekker arrives in Australia at the end of this month she will be on the brink of becoming the youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo.

15 yo NZ born solo-sailor closes in on Australia

Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 10:59

One year since she left Gibraltar at the age of 14, New Zealand-born Dutch sailor Laura Dekker is closer to becoming the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world.