Alex Ellison, author of A Star to Sail Her By: A Five-Year Odyssey of Coming of Age at Sea
Alex Ellison originally from Essex, CT, sailed 25,000 nautical miles before the age of 15. He is currently at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he is still on the water as a member of the varsity crew team. He writes for his school's chapter of the international Journal for Human Rights, and he has published four articles previously about aspects of this sailing journey.