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Unsinkable A Young Woman's Courageous Battle on the High Seas

By Abby Sunderland with Lynn Vincent
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.26 Stars

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On 6/11 Becki wrote: Unsinkable is a story co-authored by Abby Sunderland and Lynn Vincent about Abby's attempt to be the youngest female to sail solo around the world.  The attempt failed, but success was measured in other ways.Unsinkable gives the reader an inside glimpse into the Sunderland family starting with the ... UNSINKABLE by Abby Sunderland and Lynn Vincent

Becki's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/10 Monkeymia wrote: Leaving Marina Del Rey, California in January 2010 and making a pit stop in Cabo San Lucas to repair the autopilot equipment, Abby went on to successfully sail around the Cape Horn. Throughout her journey, Abby proved herself as a sailor and a courageous young woman with her knowledge on wind speeds, ... Unsinkable.

Monkeymia's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/7 Steve wrote: Unskinkable tells the true story of sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderland and her remarkable attempt at becoming the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Abby Sunderland comes from a family of sailors and adventurers and at the age of 13 discovered her dream of sailing solo around the world ... Unsinkable

Steve's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/24 Summer Rain wrote: Imagine this: You're 16 and you've been dreaming of something for the last three years. It's a lifelong goal of sorts, and you're just brave enough to try it now! That's the true story in this book. Abby Sunderland has been sailing with her family since she was a baby. Her family spent more time on ... "Unsinkable: A Young Woman's Courageous Battle on the High Seas"

Summer Rain's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/23 SAHMwife wrote: This is the story of Abby Sunderland’s journey to circumnavigate the globe. She was sixteen years old at the time and her journey follows her slightly older brother’s successful trip just two years earlier. While Abby didn’t complete the whole journey she did make it past Cape Horn, making her ... Not as polished as I would have liked.

SAHMwife's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/18 happyhiatt wrote: Nutshell overview: it’s a decent story, told fairly well, but over-hyped. I thought that Unsinkable was going to be the story of a young woman sailing around the world. Spoiler alert: it wasn’t. A full two thirds of the book details her preparation and her life before and after her attempt. You come away from ... Book Review: Unsinkable by Abby Sunderland and Lynn Vincent

happyhiatt's Rating:

2 Stars

On 5/18 Blainemonster wrote: Autobiographical adventures are a favorite of mine; there are many that reside on my bookshelf at home. Unsinkable is the (mostly) autobiographical account of 16 year old Abby Sunderland's attempt to sail around the world solo and unassisted. Her story made headlines in 2010 when many people criticized ... Unsinkable - A Review

Blainemonster's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/10 WeLearn4Fun wrote: I love a good biography or autobiography, and this one fit the bill perfectly. :-) Abby Sunderland was attempting to circumnavigate the globe in 2010 when her boat was demasted in the middle of the Indian Ocean, about as far from land as you can possibly get. All I knew about her or her voyage before ... Unsinkable

WeLearn4Fun's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/8 Baron Book Review wrote: Unsinkable is the autobiography of Abby Sunderland—a 16-year-old young woman whose dream of sailing around the world by herself finally comes true. Normally, I don’t read autobiographies---they just don’t keep my interest. But when I read the overview of Unsinkable, I was surprised at how interested ... UNSINKABLE by Abby Sunderland

Baron Book Review's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/4 Natasha Moes wrote: Did anyone else read up on the multiple teenagers who attempted distance sailing in the last few years? I feel like it was all over the news for a while. Anyways, this story documents the preparations and voyage of Abby Sunderland who attempted to circumnavigate the globe unaccompanied. It also describes ... Interesting and thought provoking...

Natasha's Rating:

3 Stars