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We're sailing around the world (leaving in a few days) and we would like you to follow us with this web site and through Google Earth!...
 expedition circumnavigation sailing travel
Dutch police say teenage sailor Laura Dekker - who seeks to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world -has been missing since Friday.
 sailing toread circumnavigation
A boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles has set sail on a voyage from San Francisco to Sydney to spread awareness about pollution in the world's oceans. Environmentalist and banking heir David De Rothschild and a crew set out on the appropriately named Plastiki catamaran. Their 11,000-nautical mile journey will go past the Great Pacific Garbage Patch - a sea of waste about five times the size of the UK or twice that of Texas...

2010-03-21

 plastic ocean waste sailing bottle Pacific Ocean
A 14-year-old Dutch girl who wants to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world has won a court's permission to attempt the voyage. ... Laura must complete the two-year trip before she turns 17 in September 2012 to break the record...

2010-07-27

 sailing teenager Netherlands circumnavigation yacht
Just as air causes lift on the wings of an aeroplane, light can do the same trick, researchers have said. The effect, first shown in simulations, was proven by showing it in action on tiny glass rods.

2010-12-08

 aerofoil propulsion travel space lift air lightfoil flying aviation light physics solar sail sailing sail