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Against The Tide

  • Against The Tide

    Anya Kuzminaa

    I am a student at the Maritime College in Latvia. Behind 4 years of training and now 6 months of practice as a deck cadet. Not without failures, fatigue, longing for family and friends. Work…

    January 2, 2020
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    Klara , Stockholm Sweden.

    One thing that I often think about as woman working at sea, is that being onboard seems to be much more mentally exhausting for a woman than it is for the men onboard. As…

    November 11, 2018
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    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