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Teen solo round-the-world sailor shrugs off criticism

The camp around Jessica Watson, the 16-year-old Australian sailor who's planning a solo circumnavigation, has told critics to back off after a leading yachtsman told the schoolgirl skipper she had a 1-in-3 chance of losing her boat or her life on her solo world circumnavigation attempt.

Click here to read a report in the Brisbane Times.