American girl, 16, starts a sail around the world

  • Sat Jan 23rd, 2010 10:31pm
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MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Abby Sunderland, 16, pilots her sailboat Wild Eyes as she leaves on her world record attempting journey on Saturday in Marina del Rey, Calif.

Sunderland is attempting to be the youngest person to complete a nonstop, unassisted solo-circumnavigation of the globe by sea.