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A Few of My Favorites
From the serious to the silly, factual pieces and opinions, please have a scroll through some of my previously published articles and feel free to get in touch for more.
Aggression, Abuse and Addiction: Don't Become Anti-Social
To some, social media addiction is a mystery, but to others it is an important part of daily life. The rush of dopamine you get from "likes" is a comfort blanket. But we ask, is it damaging our industry?
The Rotation Equation
For many, a rotational yachting role really is the holy grail. Still mostly only prevalent on larger yachts, yet seen as the norm in the commercial shipping sector, why has it not yet been fully embraced in the superyacht industry?
Grief - Coping With Loss Onboard Yachts
Mental health and wellbeing are hot topics at the moment, especially in yachting, so it seems natural we move on to talk about how we deal with grief, and of course in our close knit living set up, how to respectfully deal with those who are grieving.
It's Good to Talk - Trauma on Superyachts
Working in superyachts is already a high stress environment, adding a traumatic event to our day to day operations could, possibly, tip us over the edge especially if it’s not dealt with properly.
Don't Blame the Millennials!
It’s a safe assumption to say that the new younger generation coming into yachting is very, very different to the old salty sea dog crowd....
Gay and Bi Crew
Gay and bi crew are a minority in the yachting industry, so I put the question out there to the community to tell me about their personal experiences. I am extremely happy (and actually relieved) to report that although there were a number of negative stories, the firm majority were positive.
Women in Yachting
Long regarded as "old school" in its approach to gender equality, how do we address the imbalance in the yachting industry, and improve female crew retention?
The Perils of Boozing at Sea
That wonderful feeling of waking up the morning after a spontaneously savage night with a vile hangover and having to put your game face on...
Cocaine in the Yachting Industry
The drug of choice for those with spare cash, why is cocaine so rife in the yachting industry?
Sexual Harassment - Part One
Tackling sexual harassment in the yachting industry during a time when the #metoo movement gains momentum.
Everyone experiences good and bad days, ups and downs… but sometimes those negative feelings just won’t go away. If that’s the case, you, or someone you know or work with, could be suffering from depression.
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