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Tania Aebi: Youngest person and the first American woman to sail alone around the world

Tania Aebi

First American Woman & Youngest Person to Sail Around The World

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
About Tania Aebi

In May 1985, when Tania Aebi was only 18 years old, she cast off from the docks of South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan, and sailed 27,000 miles around the world, alone on a twenty-six foot sloop. Concerned about her lack of ambition, her father had offered her this dramatic opportunity as an alternative to a college education, and she took him up on it. For the next two and a half years, with only a cat for company, she and her boat, VARUNA, crossed the Caribbean, the South Pacific and Indian ...

Tania's warm and witty delivery kept the audience intrigued and fascinated as she unraveled her tale of adventure with stories and slides: circumnavigating the world singlehandedly.

Coordinator: Arts and Lectures - Bently College

Dear Tania: Please accept my sincere thanks for your participation in our recent NCCJ Brotherhood Banquet. Your story is certainly one this community will remember for a long time.

Event Coordinator - National Conference of Christians and Jews

Your sellout presentation drew the largest audience ever for one scheduled performance. We appreciate your bearing with us while we adjusted to the steadily increasing numbers, even on the day of your presentation.

Event Coordinator - The Mariner's Museum
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