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 from professional sailors and amateurs, as well as from our brand ambassador Anna Mourou, founder of Sweden’s She Captain sailing network organization, as we follow her preparing for her three-year circumnavigation.

 

 

How a Charter Management Program is Helping an Owner Sail Around the World

21st Nov 2019

Boat owner, Anna Mourou, founder of the successful woman sailor network, She Captain, recently bought her boat with Dream Yacht Charter. Anna shares with us how she went about researching charter management programs in the run-up to her three-year circumnavigation, which begins next year…. Why did you choose a charter management program? In June next … Continued

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Volvo Ocean Race competitor Liz Wardley shares her passion for offshore sailing

21st Nov 2019

Liz Wardley is an offshore sailor, three times Volvo Ocean Race competitor, motivational and public speaker, personal trainer, boat re-fitter and an ocean ambassador who SUPs, surfs and kiteboards in her spare time. As part of our #MoreWomenAtSea campaign, find out how Liz Wardley operates in the extreme sport of offshore sailing. How did you … Continued

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Connecting Traveling Sailors Online

23rd Sep 2019

How a passion for sailing drove one woman to connect traveling sailors online Find out how a course at university led Guadalupe Scioscia to develop a rapid obsession with sailing and to develop a new platform to help traveling sailors connect with one another.  Tell us a little bit about yourself I am a 24 … Continued

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One way sailing from La Rochelle to Sardinia

04th Sep 2019

The experience of sailing the Mediterranean one way from La Rochelle to Sardinia Our #MoreWomenAtSea brand ambassador, Anna Mourou, founder of the successful woman sailor network, She Captain, is sharing her experiences in the run-up to her three-year circumnavigation, which starts next year. We caught up with Anna to find out about her recent long-distance … Continued

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Women Only Sailing Vacations With a Difference

23rd Aug 2019

Holly Scott started sailing as a toddler on her parents’ 16’ day sailer. Today she is the owner of Mahalo Sailing, a small tour business offering sailing adventures and often working closely with Dream Yacht Charters. As part of our #MoreWomenAtSea campaign, find out more about how Holly got into sailing. How did you get … Continued

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Lisa Blair’s guide to dealing with a crisis when sailing solo around Antartica

03rd Jul 2019

Australian sailor and world record holder, Lisa Blair has an inspiring, unbreakable spirit even when she loses her mast and is then crushed by a containership in high seas, a thousand miles offshore.  Her fortitude is astounding and her achievements speak for her. She’s got the fastest time for circumventing Australia on a monohull and … Continued

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Sailing vacations are the answer if you want to discover true freedom

14th Jun 2019

Jane Cloughley is from Manchester in the UK and sailed in Greece recently on one of our yachts. She is featured in our recent #MoreWomenatSea video with friends, and found some time to explain how she got into sailing and what it means to her… How did you get into sailing? My husband and I … Continued

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

10th Jun 2019

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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Sweden’s She Captain practices manoeuvres at our Stockholm base

17th May 2019

On the 12th and 14th of May, Sweden’s She Captain sailing network for women chose our base in Stockholm to hone their skills. This network with 3,700 members was founded by Anna Mourou, who we’ve partnered with for her circumnavigation that starts next year. Anna is also our ambassador for our #MoreWomenatSea campaign, launched in … Continued

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