After achieving the incredible feat of being the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop & unassisted around the world in 2010, Jessica thought it was time for another challenge - Skippering the youngest crew ever in the iconic Sydney to Hobart race.

The crew of 11 had an average age of just 19, the youngest crew in the history of the race. The documentary goes though the crews journey of the preparation, setbacks and success they achieved as a team in one of the most dangerous and challlenging races in the world.

The documenttary was narated by Alan Jones and was broadcasted on Channel 9.


Executive Producer: Andrew Fraser.

Producer/Editor: Daniel Starling.

Director: Brian Andrews.

Jessica Watson, Mike Perham,
Lisa Chamberlain , Cameron Dale , Pete Woodward, Leigh Thorne,
Will Broughton, Alex Paton,
Genevieve Warlow, Sean Lindsell.
Broadcaster Australia
Channel Nine
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Fast facts

Youngest Crew ever to compete in the iconic Sydney to Hobart race with an average age of just 19.

The Crew Finished second in the highly competetitive Sydney 38 One-Design division.

Jessica received the prestigous Jane Tate trophy for being the first female skipper to cross the line in the 2011 Sydney to Hobart.

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