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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Aug 08, 2017

The Solo Challenge - Ashley Rogers

“My main purpose of buying a boat is to do the Solo Challenge Trans-Tasman race in 2018. And be the first Guatemalan woman to achieve such a goal. ” Said Ashley Rogers

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Aug 08, 2017

Sailing My Story

Sailing my story! I took a 4 day course with Alan Wright, a boat designer and builder, a patient and brilliant teacher. And that was the beginning of my passion for this lifestyle.

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Apr 17, 2017

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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Apr 17, 2017

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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Mar 07, 2017

Caribbean Cuisine when Sailing!

The Caribbean cuisine when sailing the islands is a mixture of styles and nationalities, with distinct flavours of aromatic spices, hot pepper sauces and fragrant marinades!

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Mar 07, 2017

Auckland - City of Sails

Auckland, New Zealand is a vibrant city that curves its way around the shores of the Hauraki Gulf. Known as the ‘city of sails’ because of the masses of yachts that grace its waters.

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Mar 06, 2017

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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Mar 05, 2017

Sailing Offshore

Sailing offshore on your own yacht you can be experiencing different cultures and undertaking the world of blue water cruising.

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Mar 03, 2017

Women who Sail

Sailing was mainly a male domain until this last decade now we find more women who sail either to cruise or race, why?

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Mar 03, 2017

First Solo Voyage

Remember your first solo voyage? I do and Jacqueline’s story reminds all of us solo sailors that ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’… yes it’s not all plain sailing!

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Feb 04, 2017

Liveaboard with Children

Advice to share with parents that would like to liveaboard with children on a sailboat and on how best to prepare for this new lifestyle.

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Aug 04, 2016

Disabled Sailor

Hilary Lister a disabled sailor is the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around Britain defying the odds to complete her solo voyage, read more on this courageous young woman!

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Aug 02, 2016

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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Jul 28, 2016

Sailing England Lakes District Part 1

Sailing England Lakes District is why so many people from all over the world go to the UK, find out just how beautiful they are and what to do while there!

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Jul 25, 2016

Passage Planning when Sailing!

Good passage planning is the first step to you realizing your cruising dream and setting sail! So what are the steps you should be taking?

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