If have not added Jessica Watson's blog to your daily reading, it is worth a look.
Jessica is trying to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world non-stop.
Despite having a few years on her, the young woman's journey is something I won't be trying anytime soon.
Well, there is some fear of the open ocean and one other little issue: that I barely have the water-faring skills to navigate a paddleboat around a duck pond.
In stark contrast, this 16-year old Australian has been at sea for two months and has traveled about 7,000 miles. She is in daily contact with her family and others assisting her with the technical portion of the voyage.
But Jessica is still alone on her thirty-three-and-a-half foot yacht, The Pink Lady.
Below is an image from her post today.
In summary of that entry: she had scurried up the yacht's mast to make some adjustments when the wind velocity increased. She was smart enough to bring the ship's remote control steering with her to adjust the vessel's heading and make going back down a more pleasant journey.
I am thinking: the view from up there, with the wind bouncing you around, in the middle of the open ocean, by yourself; now that must equal courage.
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