Encouraging More Women At Sea

On International Women’s Day 2019, we announced our new campaign #MoreWomenAtSea to encourage more women to sail and support getting their voices heard. On this page you can find stories and interviews with professional sailors and amateurs, as we follow their experiences.

 

 

A day in the life of a BVI skipper for Dream Yacht Charter

26th Jan 2021

Lisa Rolland is one of our professional skippers and is based at Scrub Island Resort & Spa in the British Virgin Islands. As part of our #MoreWomenatSea series, Lisa told us how she got into sailing, her career so far and what her typical day as a Dream Yacht Charter skipper looks like… How often … Continued

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How to enjoy a long-term charter sailing Pacific islands with a young family

10th May 2020

Have you ever been on vacation and not wanted to go home? A sailing vacation can make you feel so free that you can’t wait to keep the adventure going. Sailors Marjorie Fillet and her husband, Thibault, felt that way and began to plan their long-term charter in the Pacific with their two young children, … Continued

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ASA and DYC women on the water

Working with ASA to Encourage Women to Sail

06th Feb 2020

The sailing industry has long been a predominantly male sport, but there have always been women sailors and the numbers have been steadily rising, making it a more gender-neutral sport than ever before. A shared vision of increasing the number of women sailing is how we aligned with the American Sailing Association (ASA) and decided … Continued

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Broker Christine Buttigieg’s Sailing Adventures

05th Feb 2020

One of the things that make our team special is the sailing experience they have. Christine Buttigieg is one of our yacht brokers based in Fort Lauderdale and a life-long sailor. She shared with us how she got into sailing as a young child and her 30+ year career experience in the marine industry as … Continued

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Meet Respected Skipper Suzy Acevedo

04th Feb 2020

We catch up with Captain Suzy Acevedo, who joined us in 2017 – she works as a skipper who has become rather popular with our customers. As part of our More Women At Sea series, we caught up with her to find out how she began sailing… What inspired you to take up sailing? I … Continued

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How to make the most of a sailing vacation of the Saronic Islands, Greece

30th Jan 2020

Successful woman sailor network, She Captain, headed to Greece on a flotilla, sailing from our base in Athens to the Saronic islands with 44 members in five boats. They gave us the lowdown on the experience… The ambience created on a She Captain flotilla is hard to explain. There is so much bravery released, so … Continued

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Volvo Ocean Race

Meet seasoned offshore sailor and activist Stacey Jackson

25th Jan 2020

We were lucky enough to be able to chat about competitive sailing with Stacey Jackson, a two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor and one of just 19 women to achieve more than 10 Sydney Hobart Yacht Races. You got into sailing when you were seven years old and started racing in the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race … Continued

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Volvo Ocean Race 2021 sailor Bianca Cook

Interview with Volvo Ocean Race 2021 sailor Bianca Cook

24th Jan 2020

Bianca Cook is set to become the first New Zealand woman to skipper a round-the-world race with a Kiwi team, the Ocean Race 2021. She learned to sail in Auckland, sailed on superyachts and completed the latest Volvo Ocean Race 2017-2018. She’s been racing in Australia and is about to head out to Italy to … Continued

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Anna Mourou in Hydra

Anna Mourou’s top three sailing destinations

23rd Jan 2020

She Captain founder, Anna Mourou, shares her favorite three sailing destinations and why she loves them…  If you’re planning on going on a sailing vacation this year, you may be looking for inspiration. To help, I’ve shared my absolute favorite sailing destinations with you. Sailing can be so many different things, from a romantic getaway … Continued

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