16-Year-Old Attempts Sailing Record

American Voices ISSUE 46•04 Jan 27, 2010

Abby Sunderland, 16, is attempting to set a world record by becoming the youngest person to sail alone around the world. What do you think?

  • “Yeah, I just read about that in Horrible Parents magazine."”

    Emily Sawyer –
    Code Inspector

  • “Well, I guess I'll tell my 17-year-old daughter who's sailing around the world that she's failed, yet again."”

    Aaron Brock –
    Systems Analyst

  • “That's impressive, but remember, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the globe more than 400 years ago in a small wooden ship filled with illiterate, foul-smelling Britons while wearing a stupid ruff around his neck."”

    Dean Enright –
    Unemployed