Jessica Watson

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Birthday
18, 1993
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1993 (age 26)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Explorer who became the youngest person to sail unassisted around the world without stopping in May 2010. The journey spanned 21,600 nautical miles and lasted from October 2009 to May 2010.

Before Fame

She lived with her family on a cabin cruiser for five years, and she spent time living in a double-decker bus.

Trivia

She has garnered some criticism due to her trip not meeting official World Sailing Speed Record Council criteria.

Family Life

Her parents are New Zealanders Roger and Julie Watson.

Associated With

She successfully circumnavigated the globe like Ferdinand Magellan, who was the first person to do so.