Teen sailor returns to where her voyage began

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan 23, 2010 picture, Abby Sunderland, 16, looks out from her sailboat, Wild Eyes, as she leaves for her world record attempting journey at the Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, Calif. Rescuers searched Thursday, June 10, 2010 for her somewhere between Africa and Australia. He says emergency beacons were activated overnight and there has been a loss of communication. She was feared in trouble in the southern Indian Ocean. (AP Photo/Richard Hartog)

June 29, 2010 6:01:10 AM PDT
Abby Sunderland, the precocious 16-year-old girl who attempted to sail solo around the world, is returning to the port from which she launched her voyage five months ago, her boat having been abandoned in tatters but her spirit unbroken.