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Adventure Sailing| St Lucia to Key West

$950 / £780
Apr 19 – May 1, 2017

Depart: St Lucia
Arrive: Key West
Length: 13 days, 12 nights
Focus: Adventure Sailing


Join the crew of Sea Dragon for a quick and dirty upwind delivery – we’ll leave St. Lucia and sail hard upwind for a few days to get to Key West – good way to build some offshore experience or gain some mileage and night hours on our Challenge 72′.

Loes Hendricks – Skipper

With an early passion for sailing and a lifelong ambition to work at sea, Loes has made yachting her fulltime profession since 2011. Having gained considerable experience over the past few years, she has accumulated more than 40.000 nautical miles of experience as crew and Captain of various sailing yachts between 50-80ft and over the last seven years has crossed the Atlantic 5 times. Migratory, Loes tends to winter in the Caribbean and finds herself drawn to summer in the Mediterranean.

In her spare time, Loes enjoys yoga, meditation, singing, snorkeling and hiking (not all at the same time). Preferring to spend her time outdoors and connect with nature. Loes enjoys time in the Himalayas, when not on the ocean.

Shanley McEntee – First Mate

Shanley has been all over the world and covered over 40,000 miles on all different types of sailing yachts and loves to do everything from scuba diving to surfing to swimming.

With a degree in Environmental Policy and Marine Science, Shanley continues to explore the world and the different issues mother earth faces. She’s full time with Sea Dragon as First Mate since January of 2013.

Cath Hough – Deckhand

Cath is a passionate, energetic, knowledgeable and skilled sailor with over ten years’ experience working in the Marine industry. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, England, UK; she was immersed into a sailing culture from an early age and has thoroughly embraced and enjoyed a life on and around the sea!

Over the years her passion for Watersports has grown and Cath has worked around the world, including Europe, Dubai and China. She has recently moved back to the UK to run sailing camps for children.

Outside of work Cath is a keen racer, and also enjoys Yacht cruising, photography and media. Having always had an interest in the Marine Environment and never had the chance to explore it deeper, She joins Sea Dragon to gain a better understanding of marine research, improve her offshore sailing and gain further skills in navigation and handling a larger sailing vessel.