Maiden is a Global Ambassador for the Empowerment of Girls through Education
July 30, 2019
I've had time to reflect on this new and seemingly endless landscape, and I've come to a couple of realizations. What I had always imagined to be an immense and unoccupied body of water looks like just that... but only on the surface.
Lottie wrote this blog whilst she was onboard Maiden, six days into the leg How things change ! I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone. A little over 2 weekes ago I found out that I would be sailing from Honolulu to Vancouver onboard Maiden. Since then it has been a crazy whirlwind […]
July 12, 2019
By using her opportunity to sail onboard Maiden, Lottie hopes to further her ocean going skills, whilst at the same time promoting the values and benefits of female education and the opportunities it can create for young girls who aspire to achieve their dreams, which hard work, study and commitment can bring.
July 10, 2019
There were two types of leis presented to the crew. The Haku leis are worn on the head and are made with tea leaves, for protection. The second leis were placed around the neck, and are made with orchids (often given to visitors to Hawaii and also given as a thank you). And it wasn’t just the crew who received leis: Maiden also was given a Haku lei, which was placed on the bow. It was a moving sight as everyone came together, took rose petals and made a wish.
July 2, 2019
Legendary yacht Maiden sailed into the Hawaii Yacht Club, on the fourth stopover of a worldwide tour to raise awareness and funds for girls’ education around the globe. Co-Skipper Sharon Ferris-Choat reported: “We just literally surfed into Honolulu- we came in on surfing wave into the harbour after 22 days from Auckland! What a fantastic trip […]