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.

 

 

Volvo Ocean Race

Meet seasoned offshore sailor and activist Stacey Jackson

13th 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

10th 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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How to make the most of a sailing vacation of the Saronic Islands, Greece

17th Dec 2019

Anna Mourou, founder of the successful woman sailor network, She Captain, shares her review of her latest flotilla in Greece, sailing from our base in Athens to the Saronic islands with 44 members in five boats. The ambience created on a She Captain flotilla is hard to explain. There is so much bravery released, so … Continued

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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 September 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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EMDER fitness & salud

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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