Record-setting teen sailor’s younger sister wants to follow suit

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Abigail Sunderland, 15, plans to take down big brother Zac's record of being the youngest to sail around the world solo - and she wants to one-up him by doing it without stopping.

The younger Sunderland announced Wednesday her plans to begin the 24,500-mile voyage in November, just weeks after she turns 16.

Abby hopes to return in April, bettering the record Zac achieved July 16 when, at age 17, he became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo.

Click here to read a report in the Contra Costa Times.

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