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Abby Sunderland

16-Year-Old Crossed Indian Ocean, Close To Breaking World Solo Sailing Record

ABC News | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Last year, Aussie 16-year-old Jessica Watson sailed around the world solo. The same year, American Abby Sunderland, also 16, made it from California t...

Abby Sunderland To Attempt Solo Plane Trip

Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Teen adventurer Abby Sunderland, whose attempt to sail the world solo made global headlines when her boat capsized, is determined to try again. This t...

Laura Dekker, Teenage Dutch Sailor, Sets Off To Cross Atlantic

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Teenage Dutch sailor Laura Dekker said she is setting off to cross the Atlantic Ocean in her yacht, the most challengin...

Who Should Pay For Abby Sunderland's Rescue?

AP | TANALEE SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

ADELAIDE, Australia — The first day Abby Sunderland was stranded in the Southern Ocean, Australia's rescue agency chartered a jet to fly over th...

Abby Sunderland Rescued By French Fishing Boat

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A California teenager who spent three days adrift on the turbulent Indian Ocean described her ordeal as "crazy" as she s...

Setting the Record Straight on Iridium

Matt Desch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Desch

Iridium is proud to provide reliable communications services globally to all of the diverse users of our system.

Teen Sailor Hires Talent Agent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via KTLA Rescued teen sailor Abby Sunderland has hired a talent agent. The 16-year-old signed Lyall Mercer, head of an Australian-based public relat...

Abby Sunderland Comes Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(AP) MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — Abby Sunderland, the precocious 16-year-old girl who attempted to sail solo around the world, is returning to the ...

16-Year-Old California Teen Gives Up Solo Voyage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — A 16-year-old Southern California girl attempting to sail solo around the world has ended her quest to become the young...

Kids + Reality TV = Bad Combination

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Dimond

As a country we are hesitant to legislate how parents raise their kids but certainly we can legislate how television treats our children, can't we?

The Sunderlands: Parenting Versus Citizenship?

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aaron Harber

As 16 year-old Abby Sunderland was rescued after her failed attempt to sail around the world, a debate raged about the quality of the decision-making on the part of her parents.

Abby Sunderland Defends Her Parents, Says Critics 'Don't Know Me'

AP | by JEFFREY SCHAEFFER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

PARIS — Yes, she's 16, but Abby Sunderland says she knew what she was doing when she tried to sail around the world alone, and was prepared when...

Abby Sunderland's Dad Was Exploiting Her to Get a Reality Show: He's Balloon Dad Two!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

Was 16-year-old Abby sent off on a dangerous global sailing voyage at the most dangerous stormiest time of the year in the Indian and South Pacific Oceans just so her dad could score a TV show?

Sunderland's Parents DENY Reality Show Deal

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The family of a 16-year-old California girl rescued from the Indian Ocean as she tried to sail solo around the world abandoned pla...

Teen Sailor Abby Sunderlund Says, "No" To Press Interviews About Rescue; "Yes" To Book Offers

Ventura County Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As she takes a slow ride home to Thousand Oaks, 16-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland says she is not ready to do press interviews but does plan to write...

California Teen Thought Her Ocean Rescue Might Take Weeks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The California teenager who was plucked from her disabled sailboat in the turbulent southern Indian Ocean said Sunday sh...

Abby Sunderland Found Alive And Well

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(AP) THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A family spokesman says searchers have contacted a 16-year-old Southern California girl who was feared lost at sea ...

16 Year-Old Abby Sunderland Feared In Trouble At Sea

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A 16-year-old Southern California girl attempting a solo sail around the world was feared in trouble Thursday thousands of miles f...

Abby Sunderland. 16-Year-Old Sailor, Was Off Coast of Chile During Quake

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland, attempting to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone, is positioned 16 19S and 123 26W - that was...

Abby Sunderland, Teen On Solo Sail Around Globe, Must Stop In Mexico

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — The 16-year-old Southern California girl attempting to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone says s...

Abby Sunderland, 16-Year-Old, Starts Youngest Solo Sail Around The World (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — A 16-year-old has set out to become the youngest person to sail around the world alone. Abby Sunderland of Thousand Oa...