Just do it!  There is definitely a niche for female captains and I think women get a pretty good reception overall from brokers and owners. ...

There is no one path or process that leads to successfully captaining a yacht. Instead, it’s the number of diverse experiences and skills acquired that can really pay off. A good example is UK native, Lynn Griffiths, who grew up ...

A sense of freedom. No two days or ocean conditions alike. The solemn responsibility for passenger and vessel safety while constantly encountering new experiences. These are a few reasons why Anna Orchard enjoys her career as a professional charter yacht captain. ...

A long-time love of the water, chance to work side-by-side with her husband and the prospect of seeing and learning something new every day is what led Kelsey Dunn to obtain her 100-ton captain’s license and run term yacht charters. What’s impressive is ...

  Continuing our series Women at the Helm, we talked to Karen Harris of the Girls for Sail sailing School. The school have made it their job to get more women out on the water and behind the helm in ...

Gail Bowdish shrugs off the surprised looks from men on neighboring boats when she and her all-women crew efficiently pick up a mooring ball in the BVI. “‘Where are the men’ they will ask,” says Bowdish, a former emergency room ...