Teenager set sails around the world, alone

Posted on Nov 18 2008

Michael Perham

A young Englishman Michael Perham, aged barely 16 years will attempt to sail around the world.
Michael Perham originally from Hertfordshire District in England set sails on his 40,000 kilometres long around the world trip on Saturday from Portsmouth, on the south coast of England.
At his 15m long vessel he’ll be carrying about ton of special equipment and food and other necessities for a journey that should, according to his calculations, take about four and half months.
Michael Perham has sailed completely alone; two years ago he was the youngest person in the world that crossed the Atlantic.

Yacht-base will be following Michael’s progress, so keep up to date on this amazing story.