5 Reasons Why You Must Join the Next Ocean Globe Race in 2027

Written by Aurora Sillars, Youngest British Competitor of the Ocean Globe Race 2023-24, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore alumni of Second Star School The Ocean Globe Race (OGR) is a thrilling round-the-world amateur yacht race initiated in 2023 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1973 Whitbread Race. It offers a unique experience for amateur sailors of […]

A Journey with the Women at the Helm Internship Program

Attieke brought fresh energy to the school’s local marketing process, drawing on skills from her other roles to become a valued member of the school’s team. By season’s end, she was an essential part of Antigua Sailing Week’s crew, proving that dedication and adaptability can open new doors! Greetings to all aspiring maritime enthusiasts in […]

Empowering Women in Sailing: Shyka’s story of growth from Intern to Manager

Shyka Luckie-Hannays joined our Women at the Helm Internship program in 2023 and became a great addition to our shorebased team permanently – now she is our Assistant Base and Outreach Manager. Shyka: “I started my internship with no previous sailing knowledge. I was very nervous walking into my first sailing course, there was no […]

Inspiring Girls and Women to Take the Helm in Antigua

In collaboration with Antigua’s National Sailing Academy (NSA), Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) and Second Star Sailing, 59° North hosted a fun and lively event on Saturday March 23rd, 2024, at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina (AYCM) to promote and encourage more girls and women to sail. 59° North’s apprenticeship program and sailing passages specifically target […]