and Watson never claimed the voyage to be an attempt at such, preferring the less formal term 'around the world'.
In recognition of her achievement Watson was named the 2011 Young Australian of the Year, She has an older sister (Emily) and younger brother and sister (Tom and Hannah).
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When Watson was eleven and they were still living on the boat, her mother read Jesse Martin's book Lionheart: A Journey of the Human Spirit to the children as a bedtime story.
This led to Watson forming the ambition, at age twelve, to sail around the world too.
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