Freddy Benjafield: A band of brothers

Freddy Benjafield: A band of brothers

Nine strangers, a 23-foot wooden boat and 4,000 miles of open ocean – not something your average Joe would sign up for; but for Freddy Benjafield, a 24-year-old skipper from Plymouth, it was an experience he pursued in earnest to challenge his courage, determination...
Laura Dekker’s next big adventure

Laura Dekker’s next big adventure

For Laura Dekker, the youngest sailor to complete a solo circumnavigation of the world, the ocean was never an intimidating place! Instead, it is a place to push oneself, to strive and learn to appreciate the natural beauty that surrounds us. Sailing Millie Home spoke...
Meet Pip, a novice sailor taking on the high seas

Meet Pip, a novice sailor taking on the high seas

Sailing by default is not gender centric, but you wouldn’t be mistaken for picturing the male dominating figure, standing behind the tiller, adorning the captain’s hat and moustache. It’s these stereotypes that women such as Pip O’Sullivan are helping to steer...