Have your students read about--and map-- the sailing routes taken by Mike Perham, the youngest person to sail around the world without assistance!!
Read about his sailing adventures on his blog: http://www.totallymoney.com/sailmike/
Mike's travels and adventures are recorded on his blog...includes video, voice recordings and maps of his routes....
8/27/09 LONDON (AP) - "A 17-year-old British sailor became the youngest person to sail around the world without assistance on Thursday, completing the solo trip in nine months.Mike Perham. (Barry Batchelor / Associated Press)Mike Perham grabbed the solo record after completing the 28,000-mile trip, crossing the finish line in Cornwall, in southern England. He is now sailing to Portsmouth for a celebration on Saturday"
For more details see the above blog or this news link: