16-year-old sailor hits the home stretch

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Jessica Watson, the 16-year-old Australian sailor who set out to become the world's youngest non-stop solo-circumnavigator is nearing the end of her voyage.

She is currently sailing toward Tasmania's South East Cape, the southernmost point of Tasmania/Australia, and then will head for the Sydney Opera House.

First, however, Watson must overcome 40-foot seas and wind gusts to 55 knots.

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