Like many high school teens, Sarah Evans packed as much into her four years at Stowe High School as she possibly could and was in no rush to head off to college.

These days, she’s not in a rush to get anywhere unless there’s a strong tailwind. As you’re reading this, she’s somewhere between Dakar, Senegal, and Cape Town, South Africa, having set sail Monday for a month-long leg of a three-year global voyage.

Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans takes the helm of Maiden.


Maiden and its all-female crew have a mission to sail around the world while raising awareness of the importance of girls’ education.

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