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2011 Young Australian of the Year Sailor
DOB: 1 / Jan / 1994
Jessica Watson is best known for sailing solo and nonstop around the world in 2010, aged 16. In 2011, Jessica skippered the youngest crew ever to compete in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. In 2012, Jessica was announced in the Australia Day Honours list, receiving an OAM for services to sailing and being a role model for the youth of Australia. These days Jessica is focusing on studying as well as her role with the United Nations World Food Programme.