Tania Aebi

In May 1985, when Tania Aebi was only 18 years old, she cast off from the docks of South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan, and sailed 27,000 miles around the world, alone on a twenty-six foot sloop. Concerned about her lack of ambition, her father had offered her this dramatic opportunity as an alternative to a college education, and she took him [+]