This sailing blog is written from a women's perspective, women on cruising yachts keeping both those new to sailing and the experienced up to date.
There are stories of how other women sailors deal with different issues, interesting tips and experiences of sailors both cruisers, with or without partners, solo sailor's and the inspirational elite adventurers and racers.
This is not just from my experiences or opinions but based on stories and experiences from many women's years on cruising yachts and sailing of all types!
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Sailing women want to look good just like when on land and the sun and sea can be ageing ... we need to adjust with no beauty salons and hairdresser. What can we do to be a beauty afloat!
Galley provisioning needs a lot of planning if you are going blue water sailing, or on an extended coastal cruise. Here are tips on essential food and equipment needed…
Chick trips, woman only sailing are rare, but we have all heard about ‘Boy Trips.’ It usually involves massive amounts of alcohol and, with no women to inhibit them. Grown men acting like boys!
On a visit to Canada I experienced the other extreme from tropical sailing; Canadas liveaboards in below zero temperatures, the way they survived and learnt why they choose this life style.
Lord Howe Island is a short sail from Sydney, Australia, a getaway to escape the fast life …. And lazily embrace beauty and simplicity.
Environment friendly sailing is important and as women sailors...... lets leave a soft foot print on the earth. Each one of us can be responsible and protect our oceans from pollution!
A woman's agonizing decision...between going on a cruising adventure with her husband… or staying in her nest for her children, grandchildren, or elderly parents. This is a story of letting go!
Many sailors get seasick, and that the malady has not stopped them. The call of the sea is strong enough for them to learn ways of coping with seasickness.
Ever had a family vacation and been sailing with babies? If you have a passion for sailing and enjoy it as a family but now have a newly born baby to think about; all is not lost! What steps should you take to make it enjoyable and safe?
Cold weather sailing! I have discovered one aspect of living aboard and cruising that I really CAN'T do--and it is humbling to admit it! Did I try? What steps did I take?
As an avid fan of catamaran racing and sailor I have never understood why it isn't a more popular sport? I love that feeling I get, when my heart is beating in my throat and the adrenaline is pumping!
Britain has a wealth of quaint coastal towns and ruggedly beautiful coastline means that sailing around Britain is never boring!
Which are my best sailing books? The round the world adventures ...Kay Cottee, Jessica Watson, the racers Ellen McArthur, Samantha Davis; be inspired by a never ending list!
Solo sailing controversy and the younger generation especially concerning teens who are on a mission to break world records. Should they be allowed to put their lives in danger?
Paradise one day and sheer hell the next, Tropical Cyclone Ului with a deafening roar and horrific winds made landfall in the tropical islands of the Whitsundays causeing mass destruction.