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Wild Eyes with the majestic Table Mountain and Devils Peak (right) in the background (click to enlarge image)
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The bridge saluting Abby and Wild Eyes (click to enlarge)
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People cheering Abby on (click to enlarge)
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Abby concentrating on the way out of the Cape Towns V&A Waterfront (click to enlarge)
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Wild Eyes heading towards the breakwater walls into the morning sun (click to enlarge)
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Wild Eyes and her support boat dwarfed between container ships (click to enlarge!)
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Wild Eyes sails changed to a small, silver triangle on the horizon when she passed Robben Island (the bump on the horizon on the right). Click image to enlarge!
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Jessica Watson celebrating her 17th birthday on May 18 with balloons and pink cup cakes (click to enlarge)
courtesy Jessica Watson, SOURCE
This week 14-year old Laura Dekker wont have time for sailing as she is at a school camp (click to enlarge)
courtesy Laura Dekker, SOURCE
Laura spends as much time possible working on her new boat, also named Guppy, and painted a bright red (click to enlarge)
courtesy Laura Dekker, SOURCE

Teen girls sail wrap-up: Abby Sunderland sets sail from Cape Town; and Laura Dekkers new boat

Posted: May 21, 2010 04:25 pm EDT

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In the early morning African sun of May 21 16-year old Abby left Cape Town to continue her sail around the world. Jessica Watson celebrated her 17th birthday on land in Australia, and in The Netherlands 14-year old Laura Dekker spends as much time as possible on her new boat.Abby SunderlandIt was a windless, warm 13¬įC Friday morning when Abby steered Wild Eyes graciously out of the Waterfront at Cape Town harbor. With the African sun still low on the horizon in front of her she headed towards the breakwater walls leaving...

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