Youngest sailor to circumnavigate globe speaks in Stonington Thursday night

Stonington — Sixteen-year-old Laura Dekker, the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe by herself, will describe her experiences aboard her 38-foot ketch named GUPPY from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at New England Science and Sailing, 70 Water St.

The presentation will include photos and video from Dekker, who kept up with her school work while sailing 27,000 nautical miles.

A recommended contribution will be requested at the door. More information is at (860) 535-9362. Additional information about Laura Dekker can be found on her website, www.lauradekker.com.

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