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.

 

 

Anna Mourou in Hydra

Anna Mourou’s top three sailing destinations

24th Feb 2020

Our ambassador Anna Mourou, who is preparing for her circumnavigation this year, 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 … 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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Christine on stern of boat

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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puerto rico aerial of reef and boat

Meet Respected Skipper Suzy Acevedo

04th Feb 2020

We catch up with Captain Suzy Acevedo, who joined us in 2017. She’s looked after our base in Puerto Rico and now 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… … Continued

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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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