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Against The Tide

  • Against The Tide

    Katy, North Ireland

    Only one of the three ship’s I’ve sailed on so far as a cadet has had a female changing room. Other ship’s I’ve had to use my cabin, making it harder to clean or…

    May 15, 2017
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    Katie Love, San Diego

    Salty hair and I don’t care! My name is Katie Love and I have been on the water my entire life. It is no wonder I ended up in the maritime industry. I love…

    May 2, 2017
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    Laila de Sa, Brazil

    My name is Laila de Sa and I am First Nautical Officer. I graduated in 2004 as Third Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy Officers University in Rio de Janeiro/ Brazil. I’m a Brazilian…

    May 1, 2017
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    Anna Dominiika, Poland

    I am a citizen of the most beautiful nation on earth. A nation whose laws are harsh yet simple, a nation that never cheats, which is immense and without borders, where life is lived…

    May 1, 2017
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    Anja, Denmark.

    My worst experience is when known people tell you that females should not go sailing at sea. But I think, that it is all about turning it around to something positive. I have always…

    May 1, 2017
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    Elizabeth Simenstad, USA.

    I’ve dealt with some sexual harassment over the years, like lewd jokes and comments directed at me, but these incidents were rare. I’ve also been told literally that I didn’t belong, and faced hostility…

    April 26, 2017