16-year-old Jessica Watson has completed her solo round-the-world sailing adventure.
She is the youngest person to complete this, but the world sailing organization will not officially recognize it, because she is under 18 y.o. they don’t want to encourage very young people to undertake a task that must be extremely arduous, physically, mentally & emotionally.
By any measure, Jessica has completed a remarkable feat, and deserves the feting & accolades currently being bestowed upon her.
You can read her blog at http://www.jessicawatson.com.au/_blog/Official_Jessica_Watson_Blog/
To finish in a uniquely Australian way: