Youngest per­son to sail non-stop and unas­sist­ed around the world (but did not ful­fil WSSRC cri­te­ria). Jes­si­ca Wat­son, OAM (born 18 May 1993) is an Aus­tralian sailor who was award­ed the Order of Aus­tralia Medal for com­plet­ing a south­ern hemi­sphere solo cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion at the age of 16. Depart­ing Syd­ney on 18 Octo­ber 2009, Wat­son head­ed north-east cross­ing the equa­tor in the Pacif­ic Ocean before cross­ing the Atlantic and Indi­an Oceans.

Ida Lau­ra Pfeif­fer (14 Octo­ber 1797, Vien­na – 27 Octo­ber 1858, Vien­na), née Rey­er, was an Aus­tri­an trav­el­er and trav­el book author. She was one of the first female explor­ers, whose pop­u­lar books were trans­lat­ed into sev­en lan­guages. She was a mem­ber of geo­graph­i­cal soci­eties of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Roy­al Geo­graph­i­cal Soci­ety in Lon­don because she was a woman and in those days they thought women weren’t capa­ble of seri­ous thoughts.

Youngest per­son to sail around world solo. Lau­ra Dekker is a New Zealand born, Dutch sailor. In 2009, she announced her plan to become the youngest per­son to cir­cum­nav­i­gate the globe sin­gle-hand­ed. Dekker suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed the solo cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion in an 11.5-metre (38 ft) two-mast­ed ketch, arriv­ing in Simp­son Bay, Sint Maarten, in 518 days, at the age of 16.

Eva Dick­son (Steninge Slott, Sig­tu­na, 8 March 1905 – Bagh­dad, Iraq, March 1938), born Eva Lind­ström, was a Swedish explor­er, ral­ly dri­ver, avi­a­tor and trav­el writer. She was the first woman to have crossed the Sahara desert by car. She was per­haps the first female ral­ly dri­ver in Swe­den (1925), and the third Swedish female avi­a­tor (1923).

Irish trav­el writer known for cycling alone through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pak­istan to India. Dervla Mur­phy (born 28 Novem­ber 1931 in Lis­more, Coun­ty Water­ford, Ire­land) is an Irish tour­ing cyclist and author of adven­ture trav­el books for over 40 years.

Mur­phy is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ire­land to India With a Bicy­cle, about an over­land cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pak­istan and India. She fol­lowed this with vol­un­teer work help­ing Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal and trekking with a mule through Ethiopia.

Trav­elled to Tibet while closed to for­eign­ers. Alexan­dra David-Néel (born Louise Eugénie Alexan­drine Marie David; 24 Octo­ber 1868 – 8 Sep­tem­ber 1969) was a Bel­gian – French explor­er, spir­i­tu­al­ist, Bud­dhist, anar­chist and writer. She is most known for her 1924 vis­it to Lhasa, Tibet when it was for­bid­den to for­eign­ers. David-Néel wrote over 30 books about East­ern reli­gion, phi­los­o­phy, and her trav­els, includ­ing Mag­ic and Mys­tery in Tibet which was pub­lished in 1929.

Youngest per­son to sail non-stop and unas­sist­ed around the world (but did not ful­fil WSSRC cri­te­ria). Jes­si­ca Wat­son, OAM (born 18 May 1993) is an Aus­tralian sailor who was award­ed the Order of Aus­tralia Medal for com­plet­ing a south­ern hemi­sphere solo cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion at the age of 16. Depart­ing Syd­ney on 18 Octo­ber 2009, Wat­son head­ed north-east cross­ing the equa­tor in the Pacif­ic Ocean before cross­ing the Atlantic and Indi­an Oceans.

Ida Lau­ra Pfeif­fer (14 Octo­ber 1797, Vien­na – 27 Octo­ber 1858, Vien­na), née Rey­er, was an Aus­tri­an trav­el­er and trav­el book author. She was one of the first female explor­ers, whose pop­u­lar books were trans­lat­ed into sev­en lan­guages. She was a mem­ber of geo­graph­i­cal soci­eties of both Berlin and Paris, but not of Roy­al Geo­graph­i­cal Soci­ety in Lon­don because she was a woman and in those days they thought women weren’t capa­ble of seri­ous thoughts.

Youngest per­son to sail around world solo. Lau­ra Dekker is a New Zealand born, Dutch sailor. In 2009, she announced her plan to become the youngest per­son to cir­cum­nav­i­gate the globe sin­gle-hand­ed. Dekker suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed the solo cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion in an 11.5-metre (38 ft) two-mast­ed ketch, arriv­ing in Simp­son Bay, Sint Maarten, in 518 days, at the age of 16.

Eva Dick­son (Steninge Slott, Sig­tu­na, 8 March 1905 – Bagh­dad, Iraq, March 1938), born Eva Lind­ström, was a Swedish explor­er, ral­ly dri­ver, avi­a­tor and trav­el writer. She was the first woman to have crossed the Sahara desert by car. She was per­haps the first female ral­ly dri­ver in Swe­den (1925), and the third Swedish female avi­a­tor (1923).

Irish trav­el writer known for cycling alone through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pak­istan to India. Dervla Mur­phy (born 28 Novem­ber 1931 in Lis­more, Coun­ty Water­ford, Ire­land) is an Irish tour­ing cyclist and author of adven­ture trav­el books for over 40 years.

Mur­phy is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ire­land to India With a Bicy­cle, about an over­land cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pak­istan and India. She fol­lowed this with vol­un­teer work help­ing Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal and trekking with a mule through Ethiopia.

Trav­elled to Tibet while closed to for­eign­ers. Alexan­dra David-Néel (born Louise Eugénie Alexan­drine Marie David; 24 Octo­ber 1868 – 8 Sep­tem­ber 1969) was a Bel­gian – French explor­er, spir­i­tu­al­ist, Bud­dhist, anar­chist and writer. She is most known for her 1924 vis­it to Lhasa, Tibet when it was for­bid­den to for­eign­ers. David-Néel wrote over 30 books about East­ern reli­gion, phi­los­o­phy, and her trav­els, includ­ing Mag­ic and Mys­tery in Tibet which was pub­lished in 1929.

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