Girl sailing for record now missing.

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  1. maxpower097

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    I wished she read Life of PI before setting sail. The ocean is no joke to just go around the world, what was she thinking??
     
  3. maxpower097

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    Parents.... Not her. Remember playing baseball when you were a kid.
     
  4. R!f@@

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    16 year old alone in the ocean....tht's just a stupid thing to do.
    Hope they find her alive
     
  5. Papabravo

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    Nonsense. She's old enough to follow her dream, even if it leads to her demise. That's what individual freedom is all about. That said I feel bad for her and hope she finds a way to survive.
     
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    Don't forget her brother did the same at 17.
     
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    I hear that she is alive and well, but the mast on her boat is broken. I certainly wish her well.
     
  10. R!f@@

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    Maldivian 16y old's are just kids, they don't get mature enuf until 20
     
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    A few years ago when I visited the National Maritime Museum I saw a note in place of one of the exhibits.

    "Major X___X is currently rowing the Pacific in this boat. It will be back on display on September 23rd"

    The implication being - God help him if he's late.
     
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    This was the main critisism about the trip. To set the record she had to sail through the worst oceans in the world, she tried it, and it almost cost her family everything. Her brother and the other girl planned their trips in proper sailing weather.
     
  14. retched

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    When I was 16, I tried to do many things. I felt the "weather" would allow me safe passage.

    It is called "immaturity". And Ive held onto it with a death-grip. ;)
     
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