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Meet Mentor Tuuli Messer-Bookman

Meet Mentor Tuuli Messer-Bookman

Meet Tuuli Messer-Bookman, who believes you make your life happen. “You craft and create the life you want by your choices and decisions at life's buffet.”  Tuuli is originally from Sausalito, CA, where she grew up on a wooden sailboat. She lived aboard boats in...

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Ally is back! Episode 126

Ally is back! Episode 126

The founder and president is back on the podcast! The main host of the Women Offshore Podcast, Ally Cedeno, is back from maternity leave! She updates you on how transitioning into motherhood has gone, as well as how she is preparing to go back offshore! Have a listen...

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Seattle Maritime High School, Episode 125

Seattle Maritime High School, Episode 125

At Seattle Maritime High School, students gain the skills to launch a maritime career and are ready to continue studying in a 2 or 4-year college upon graduation. April Killian is back on the podcast! She interviews Tremain Holloway, who serves as the founding...

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Meet Children’s Writer Leigh Lewis, Episode 124

Meet Children’s Writer Leigh Lewis, Episode 124

TODAY ON THE PODCAST, CHRISTINE MACMILLAN TALKS WITH CHILDREN’S WRITER LEIGH LEWIS.  Leigh Lewis is a children's writer whose middle-grade debut, Pirate Queens: Dauntless Women Who Dared to Rule the High Seas (National Geographic Kids), spotlights six fierce female...

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Offshore Lifestyle

Yoga on the Helideck

Yoga on the Helideck

In the summer of 2020 I was kindly asked to do a double trip as Kazakhstan closed the borders. It was quite new for all of us, and everyone was affected in different ways. My best way to cope with stress is yoga. I have been practicing yoga since I was at university...

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In Need of an Energy Boost?

In Need of an Energy Boost?

As your hitch offshore goes on your energy level slowly depletes. The shifts, the demands of your job, the socializing aspects, and the lack of days off duty, they all take their toll on your sleep. It’s hard to stay focused and energized. Thankfully, there are ways...

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A Technique to Fall Asleep Offshore

A Technique to Fall Asleep Offshore

How to fall asleep and stay asleep - a yogic hack. When you’re offshore, your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep is dramatically impacted. The 12 hour shifts, the night shifts, the changes of shifts half-way through your hitch, can play havoc with your circadian...

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Let’s Talk About Self Confidence

Let’s Talk About Self Confidence

Let’s talk about self confidence to achieve your goals. Think of your life as the vessel, and you have “the conn,” meaning you are in control of your vessel. What you’re not in control of are the adverse effects on the vessel; winds, currents, shallow depths, etc. You...

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Assault, Forgiveness, & Lessons Learned

Assault, Forgiveness, & Lessons Learned

Early in my career at sea, I joined an old feeder vessel in Jordan. I was on one of the smallest and oldest vessels in my company’s fleet. Due to its size, it traded in the Red Sea only between Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. I was a bit nervous before joining because...

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