Welcome to LauraDekker.com.


At 14 Laura started from Gibraltar for her maiden voyage. January 2012 Laura has reached after 27.000 mijl the Island of Sint Maarten to complete her circumnavigation after her departure there from Sint Maarten on January 2011.

Laura is the youngest sailor ever who sailed solo around the globe!

After completing her world voyage, Laura has continued to write her blog while traveling the Pacific Ocean for the second time. Having covered a total of 36,000 nm with her boat Guppy, Laura arrived at 16yo in her birthplace of Whangarei New Zealand on September 2, 2012.

Laura now lives in her birth country New zealand again, doing yacht deliveries, got her captains license and gives presentations about her journey. She still lives on board her beloved Boat Guppy.



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The Zeilmeisje Laura Dekker Facebook is NOT me, official or in anyway controlled by me.

I don't have any official Facebook or Twitter account, the only official page is this webpage, which is www.lauradekker.com

Laura Dekker


       Upcoming Events:

23rd of september 2016 - international school of Amsterdam, Netherlands. https://www.isa.nl/ Presentation 10.45 ( closed event)


23rd of september 2016 -  BNR radio live, Netherlands  13.45 - 14.00


23rd of September 2016 - Amsterdam, Netherlands. Presentation - Private/Closed event. www.i2i.eu


6th of Ocotber 2016,  Portland, Oregon - Presentation at Portland yacht club - 1241 NE Marine Drive. Bar opens at 5pm, Buffet diner between 18.30 and 19.30 followed by my presentation. Entree fee: 15,- pp  Includes diner. More info; http://sailpdx.org/laura-dekker-one-girl-one-dream/


12th of October 2016, Vancouver BC - Presentation at Scottish Cultural Centre at 8886 Hudson Street, Vancouver, BC V6P 4N. Open event, all welcome - Tickets 10,- pp  http://www.bluewatercruising.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=864663


 29th october - 6th of November, Hong Kong, China - Hebe haven yacht club - Presentation & sailing event 




Info book;

Available in Dutch; Laura Dekker Een meisje een droom, solo rond de wereld.

Available in German; Laura Dekker Ein madchen ein traum, Solo um die welt.  

Available in English; Laura Dekker one girl one dream, The incredible story of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the world




Presentations; You like a presentation at your yacht club or any event?

I give them in English, Dutch or German, with lots off pictures and film from my journey.


Heli Photo,s from Guppy


Film: Top stories (german)

Film 1:  Finish Sintmaarten 

Film 2:  Interview Newzealand 

Film 3:  Arriving Newzealand

Film 4:  Arriving Newzealand  



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