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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Jul 02, 2020

Sea Quotes

Sea quotes to inspire … to motivate …and to encourage you to chart your own destiny!! So set your goals, set your sails, and live your dream!!

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Jul 02, 2020

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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Jul 02, 2020

Sailing Terminology

Nautical lingo, sailing terminology if you must, can seem like an antiquated language used by old salts of the sea. But if you are learning to sail its a language you must master.

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Jul 02, 2020

Naming a Boat!

Naming a boat and re-naming a boat can be fun and bring out your creativity, but what about the superstitions? What to consider!

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Jul 02, 2020

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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Jul 02, 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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Jul 01, 2020

French Riviera on a Shoestring

The French Riviera on a's hard to imagine moving on to explore further afield. The Iles de Lerins just off Cannes is one of those places.

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Jul 01, 2020

Fatigue at Sea

Fatigue at Sea s a rising problem among the sailing industry. High workload, less work-force, lack of sleep creates this fatigue which can lead one to create a human error.

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Jul 01, 2020

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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Jun 25, 2020

Sailing Lessons Are Fun

Sailing lessons are fun for everyone. Even hydrophobic people may have dreamt of setting sail may it be a goal or a step to overcoming a phobia.

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Jun 24, 2020

Sailboat Living is Freedom

Sailboat living is freedom for this couple! But they don't quit their jobs, they live in the city center; so what does it mean to live in this special but small apartment?

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Jun 24, 2020

Cruising! Just do it!

Cruising takes courage, to follow your dream, sell the house, buy a yacht and sail away, so when is it the right time to just do it?

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Jun 24, 2020

Sailing Clothing Guide

Do you want a sailing clothing guide? Sailing exposes our bodies to the environment. The sun's powerful UV rays reflect off the water's and damage our skin if we don't protect it properly. What should you wear?

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Jun 23, 2020

Solo Sailing

Women have been solo sailing for years, many circumnavigating the world, some setting records in racing and endurance, for others they enjoy the solitude and challenge. What should you be aware of?

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Jun 23, 2020

Cruising Budget

The best part of the cruising budget is the wind is free, and we are sailors so lets sail, anchorages are mainly free so what will you have to budget for!

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