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post #8 of Old 12-27-2009
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Originally Posted by Boasun View Post
One limiting factor is mental strength. And usually most kids under the range of 16 to 19 do not have the mental strength for such an arduous task of sailing around the world.
The reason I have an age range there is because everyone matures differently.
I agree, but I would say that if you have de sailing ability, mental strength and maturity are the limiting factor.

Kids under 16 are still on the process of personality definition. Put them with such an arduous task, that includes being alone for so many time under difficult circumstances and it can have disastrous effects on his personality, for the rest of their lifes.
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