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We are thrilled to announce a series of new events hosted by our esteemed podcast host. Covering a wide range of topics in yachting—from leadership and cutting-edge technology to mental health and wellness—these events promise to be both informative and engaging. Check out the list below for details on each event and join us for insightful discussions and networking opportunities

EVENT LINEUP

JUN 28

Yachtie Mind & Wellness Forum-Part I

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JUN 29

Yachtie Mind & Wellness Forum-Part II

Online

YACHTIE MIND & WELLNESS FORUM

June 28th to 29th / Broadcasted live on social media & on-demand to all who register!

Join us for our first conference! We couldn't think of a better way to kick things off than by shining a spotlight on Mental Health in Yachting. We have esteemed accredited professionals who are already hosting podcasts on the subject, and they'll be leading discussions on the most relevant topics in yachting during this two-day forum.
 
Our conference offers a comprehensive exploration of topics central to personal growth, mental health, and meaningful relationships. Over two days, participants will engage in enlightening discussions and gain practical insights from experts in the field. Don't miss out on this transformative experience where we prioritize self-care, resilience, and the cultivation of supportive relationships.
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EVENT SPEAKERS

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Gary Napier

 Counseling Psychologist with an MSc in Psychology

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Deirdre Colgan

Founder of Nautilus Yacht Wear and Body Positivity Ambassador​

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Danny Davies

Superyacht Chef and Mind & Body advocate

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Dr. Edith Shiro

Clinical Psychologist, Author, Public Speaker

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Hugo Ortega

Superyacht Captain & Founder Superyacht Sunday School 

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Emma Kate Ross

Co-Founder at

Seas the Mind

 

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Karine Rayson

Yacht Crew Counselor & The Crew Coach Director

Geraldine Hardy

Geraldine Hardy

Mental health advocate, yoga therapist, meditation guide, NLP coach

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JOIN US FOR A LIVE EVENT WITH MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS.

Friday, June 28th (8.30am EST / 2.30pm CET)

01

Mental health first aid - Karine Rayson

Learn essential skills to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health issues among yacht crew. This session will provide practical strategies to support colleagues in distress and ensure a healthier working environment.

02

Dealing with depression onboard - Hugo Ortega

Explore effective methods for recognizing and managing depression while working on a yacht. The session will cover coping strategies, support systems, and ways to maintain mental well-being in a challenging and confined environment.

03

Yachtie body shaming - Emma Kate Ross & Deirdre Colgan

Address the pervasive issue of body shaming within the yacht crew community. This session will discuss its impact on mental health and self-esteem, and offer ways to foster a more inclusive and supportive atmosphere onboard.

04

Meditation session - Geraldine Hardy

Embark on a guided journey to inner tranquility amidst the challenges of yacht life. Discover techniques for peace and resilience.

Saturday, June 29th (8.30am EST / 2.30pm CET)

01

Relationships onboard and getting over trauma - Dr. Edith Shiro

Delve into the complexities of maintaining healthy relationships and coping with trauma while living and working on a yacht. Learn techniques for communication, conflict resolution, and emotional healing in close quarters.

02

Sobriety and culture onboard - Laura Kilbey & Gary Napier

Examine the culture of alcohol consumption in the yachting industry and its effects on crew members. This session will discuss the challenges of maintaining sobriety, provide support resources, and promote a healthier onboard culture.

03

How to pick a therapist - Dr. Edith Shiro & Gary Napier

Gain insights on selecting the right therapist for your needs. This session will guide you through the process of finding a mental health professional who understands the unique pressures of yacht life and can provide effective support.

04

Exercises while on board - Chef Danny Davies

Discover practical exercises that can be performed in the limited space of a yacht to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. This session will include demonstrations and tips for integrating regular physical activity into your daily routine.

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