I am really lucky to have found a profession that gives me the freedom to live the life I choose. I hope that this site can help to inspire more people (specifically women) to take the helm and chart their own courses!

How to Get a Job on a Yacht

Just For Fun Sailing Posts

10 Lies I Told as a Whale Watching Tour Guide

As the first humpbacks arrive back in Maui, I find myself pining over photos of the latest encounters published by my friends. Last winter I had the privilege of learning about these majestic creatures while seeing them every single day. To watch a whale breach just a...

Boat Life: 10 Ridiculous Tourist Questions

Living on a tropical island and working on a sailboat for a living can seem like a fairytale to most people.  Visiting exotic beaches, uninhabited islands and pristine snorkel spots everyday might sound more like a vacation than a vocation. To our guests, our...

11 Badass Facts About Girls Who Work On Boats

For the last four six years of my life I have been working on sailboats professionally. Most of that time has been spent working in the day charter industry in both the Virgin Islands and Hawaii. In that same time frame, Bravo came out with a TV Show called Below...

Stories from Sea

New Maui Adventure Video!

New Maui Adventure Video!

As I begin the process of selling all of my junk and packing up my belongings once again for my departure from Maui, it's always fun to sit down and put some footage together of my recent adventures. I keep my gopro with me at all times and I usually take short clips...

We Sailed Across the Atlantic Ocean!

We Sailed Across the Atlantic Ocean!

Happy Fourth of July, and I hope everyone in St John survived another Carnival!! As most of you have already heard, I made it to Spain! I’m sorry I didn’t post sooner but things have been hectic here since our arrival – we had some failures during the trip that need...

Classroom

Women Making Waves

Here’s where I highlight stories of other women who are doing incredible things both on and off the water. These ladies are my inspiration, my heroes, and little beacons for all of us who have decided to forge our own paths!

Trusting Your Instincts Onboard: Kaz Adams

Like many of the Women Making Waves, Kaz Adams found her passion on the water and never turned back! She has been an ASA Sailing instructor for over 20 years and she's a USCG Licensed Captain who works term charters to boot! Kaz is an incredibly inspiring woman with a...

Women Making Waves: Liveaboard Life

I interviewed Martina a few months back, English is not her first language so some things have been edited for clarity. This interview will give you insight into what it's like to be a full time live aboard couple with shared responsibilities. Martina had always...

Captain Carrie Found Her Dream Job at 12

I met Carrie when I was working for Trilogy Excursions in Hawaii last year. Carrie was a senior employee who had a reputation for being extremely organized and a little tough. I was slightly intimidated before our first day of work together, but I quickly realized...