Sailing Women Blog

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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Jan 10, 2020

Sailings His dream! Your dream?

Sailings his dream but could be his partner’s nightmare! How can she be encouraged to enjoy it too and what challenges need to be overcome!

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Jan 10, 2020

Living in a Marina!

Why do so many sailors take up living in a marinas? The reasons, challenges and the rewards... what’s it really like?

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Jan 10, 2020

Hitchhike Aboard Sailboats!

How can you sail the world without ever owning a boat? Hitchhike aboard sailboats of course! Would you like unlimited adventure all on a tight budget! Find out how!

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Jan 10, 2020

Galley Provisioning

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…

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Jan 10, 2020

Courage to Go Cruising

The courage to go cruising is a demand made from us before we ever leave the dock-for some of us, before we ever even get a boat.

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Jan 10, 2020

Canadas Liveaboards!

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.

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Jan 10, 2020

Avoid Sea Sickness

Avoid sea sickness! Ninety percent of all people suffer from some type of sea sickness at some stage in their lives, how can you overcome it.

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Nov 01, 2019

Beauty Afloat

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!

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May 04, 2019

Chick Trips

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!

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May 03, 2019

Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island is a short sail from Sydney, Australia, a getaway to escape the fast life …. And lazily embrace beauty and simplicity.

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Apr 22, 2019

Environment Friendly Sailing

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!

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Apr 22, 2019

Cruising Adventure an Agonizing Decision

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!

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Apr 21, 2019

Coping With Seasickness

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.

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Apr 21, 2019

Sailing With Babies

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?

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Apr 02, 2019

Cold Weather Sailing

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?

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