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About Laura

In 2012 Laura became the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Nowadays she is a motivational speaker, professional captain, author, world traveller and very motivated to share her passions, dreams and life lessons with the next generation. Read more
Would you also like to see this project become reality? Although we already have a great donation from the Deutsche Bank and a lot of amazing supporters, a lot more support is needed to get this off the ground. We are looking for donations and big sponsors to support this project. Head to ''how to support'' to find out what you can do to help.

Laura Dekker World Sailing Foundation

  • Laura Dekker Sailing Regatta
    Besides working on the project and raising a little crawler I am also still doing motivational speeches and presentations all over the world. Even though I […]
  • Getting some Vitamin Sea
    This last year has been crazy, so much has happened yet in some ways I felt like I was standing still and not getting anywhere. I […]
  • A new chapter in my life :)
    I have heard that people go through big changes about every 7 years in their lives. I don’t know if that’s true but it did kind […]
  • Steve Lowman

    A beautiful idea and a great project. If anyone can make this work, it is Laura. She more than deserves the support and sponsorship, and so do all the youngsters whose lives will be so amazingly enhanced by this formative experience.

    Steve Lowman
  • Michelle Kelly

    This is the greatest idea ever!!! I never had the chance to sail a ship even though it's been my dream forever. (I grew up on the prairies). I feel a little left out, 

    Michelle Kelly
  • Carsten Steinkamper, Minicat Deutschland

    "All the best!! this truly is a wonderful and valuable project! when it happens I ´ll send my kids to experience it"

    Carsten Steinkamper, Minicat Deutschland
 
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