04 May '11, 9pm
Dutch Solo Sailor Laura Dekker Meets Sea Shepherd Galapagos - #seashepherd
Dutch Solo Sailor Laura Dekker Meets Sea Shepherd Galapagos Laura Dekker found time to drop in on the Sea Shepherd Galapagos office in her world record attempt to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe. She set off from the Netherlands last summer aged just 14, proudly flying the Sea Shepherd flag in a bid to create awareness for the perilous condition of our world’s oceans. She is now at anchor in Academy Bay on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos after successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean and entering the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal. Captain Alex Cornelissen, Sea Shepherd Galapagos Director, welcomed Laura to the islands and thanked her for her support. “The Sea Shepherd flag has been flying off her mast since the departure from the Netherlands last August. For Sea Shepherd it is a great way to become better known in the ports along Laura’s ...