Laura Dekker - Quotes

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I follow my own head. And if I'm determined to do something, then I'll make sure that I make it happen.

I follow my own head. And if I'm determined to do something, then I'll make sure that I make it happen.

As soon as I get on my boat, something inside me changes. Then I really feel what living is. ---->>>

At sea, I feel comfortable and I come to rest. ---->>>

Since I was 10 years old, I knew I wanted to sail around the world. ---->>>

When I'm not surfing or sailing, I am to be found at the harbour working on my boat. ---->>>

A house is kind of scary.

A house is kind of scary.

I love my parents. But they have their life, and I have mine. ---->>>

I really like boats. If you want to go somewhere, you just take your house with you. ---->>>

I was four when I first stood at the helm on my own. ---->>>

It was really weird dealing with the media. I had no idea how to handle it. ---->>>

Over a period of 11 months, I was constantly afraid that Youth Care would lock me up. It was all a frightening and traumatic experience. So often, these terrible memories come to me. I can't ignore them. ---->>>

All the media are horrible. ---->>>

As a 13-year-old girl, it was never my intention to be the center of world news. ---->>>

I am not going to say much about the film 'Maidentrip,' but I won't be representing it, as I am not fully standing behind it. ---->>>

I do not often get lonely, and I never get bored. ---->>>

I grew up sailing in the North Sea. ---->>>

I want simply to learn about the world and live freely. ---->>>

I'm still not used to the idea of being the youngest circumnavigator. ---->>>

In England, I met a couple who run a children's home. They were very kind and showed me many nice spots in England. ---->>>

My parents have sailed around the world; they know what can happen and that it's not always fun, but because I want to do it so much, they agreed and supported me. ---->>>


Nationality: Dutch
Born: 09-20, 1995
Birthplace: Whangarei, New Zealand
Occupation: Celebrity

Laura Dekker (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlʌuraː ˈdɛkər]; born 20 September 1995) is a Dutch sailor. In 2009, she announced her plan to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed. A Dutch court stepped in, owing to the objections of the local authorities, and prevented Dekker from departing while under shared custody of both her parents (wikipedia)