Sea Self – Mindfulness at Sea | St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Depart: St. Thomas, USVI
Arrive: St. Thomas, USVI via BVI
Length: 9 days 8 nights
Focus: Mindfulness at sea
‘Smell the Sea Feel the Sky
Let your soul and spirit fly’ Van Morrison
A trip of a lifetime amidst the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean aboard our 72ft yacht Sea Dragon. Marine biologist and health coach Lucy Hunt will lead a fun filled 9 day/8nt immersion experience allowing time to reconnect with nature and inherently your true self. Visit deserted islands, practice yoga, mindfulness, self-awareness and nature connection. Leave refreshed, recharged and armed with tools and practices to integrate into your busy lifestyle on your return home.
After this fun trip you will
Understand the human – nature connection and its importance
Understand limiting beliefs and how they affect us
Know what drives you – where is your passion
Reconnect with your intuition
Have personal tools that will help your busy lifestyle
Create lasting change within
Understand how to keep your body in its optimum state
Have made new friends and memories from luxury sailing trip of a life time
And lots more!
‘The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea’. Isak Dinesen
Imogen Nash – Skipper
Imogen is a crew member on her local RNLI LifeBoat and loves to spend her days in the ocean; diving, surfing & kite surfing she also has a true love for photography. Holding her MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, MCA/RYA Cruising instructor, MCA Ship’s Captain Medical & PADI Rescue Diver.
Harry Robinson – First Mate
Harry has a recently got a workshop on the south coast of the UK, restoring traditional boats & building bespoke wooden surfboards. He has covered many miles all over the world & built up an extensive knowledge and passion for environmental issues, his heart lies within the ocean; sailing, surfing & kitesurfing.
Thomas ‘Owen’ McMahon – Deckhand
Lucy Hunt – Mission Leader
She has also worked on projects in warmer climes such as Australia, Fiji, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives with coastal communities on marine ecotourism, research, awareness and conservation. She was one of the founding members of the Irish Basking Shark Study Group where she has been active in fieldwork, research and awareness. Lucy was appointed the Education officer with the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and she has also worked offshore on ships for over 5 years as a marine environmental advisor in places like the Arctic, Africa, Adriatic and the Black Sea.
In 2014 Lucy opened her own marine awareness and activity centre in her hometown called Sea Synergy where she leads a team in marine research and has lots of fun delivering her experiential learning marine awareness workshops with all ages. Lucy is an ocean advocate and has given presentations on marine conservation to corporations, government, schools and families. She has featured in different media for being passionate about her work see Lucy Hunt – Living her dream
As a trained Health Coach with The Institute for Integrative Nutrition Lucy believes that relationships, exercise, career, and spirituality are as important to your health as the food you eat and encourages a holistic approach to supporting the whole person. She enjoys empowering people to be their happiest healthiest self.
Lucy is passionate about continuous self- improvement; she reads numerous books, takes workshops and discovers the international tools that are available for optimum health and wellness. Along with her own tools she condenses her research and what she has learnt into her workshops so you have a rounded approach to your wellbeing.
Being a fun loving water baby Lucy also knows how important nature – particularly the sea is in our overall well-being, she builds nature connection into her workshops which inherently helps connect us to our true self.
Saturday 10 Dec: Crew arrive on board mid-afternoon, motor to Christmas Cove, anchor, swim, boat introductions
Sunday 11 Dec: Up in AM, session in morning, sail to Caneel Bay or Maho Bay
in St. John, swim/snorkel/session, Dinner
Monday 12 Dec: Move to Caneel Bay/St. John, clear out of Customs (during
session in AM), sail to Jost Van Dyke, clear in, move to Sandy Spit
Tuesday 13 Dec: Sail to Guana Island, anchor, sessions
Wednesday 14 Dec: Sail to Dogs, lunch ashore, sail to Gorda Sound, anchor
Thursday 15 Dec: In Gorda Sound, sessions/hiking/snorkelling/sailing
Friday 16 Dec: Sail to Long point/snorkel into cool jacuzzi pool / or go to
Baths, snorkel into underwater rock/session up in rocks sail to Great Harbor Peter Island
Saturday 17 Dec: Up in AM,session, sail to West End, clear out, sail to St. John, Clear in, go to Christmas Cove for last night
Sunday 18 Dec: Motor to Charlotte Amalie Harbor, crew depart by 1000
*Itinerary subject to change based on weather and willingness to ‘say yes more’ to spontaneous possibilities 😉
– 8 nights accommodation on Sea Dragon
– All meals, snacks and drinks on board
– Sailing Instruction
– Safety equipment and foul weather gear
Contribution does not include:
– Transportation to and from St. Thomas
– Transportation to and from the boat
– Additional nights spent ashore
– Personal expenses while in port
All crew members will require a passport from their home country that will allow them to travel to British Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands. Please also check with your embassy that you have the correct visa for arrival by sea.