• Mental Health Handbook from The Crew Coach

    Posted: 23rd June 2019 | Written by: Karine Rayson

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    Recently, the Life is for Living event took place in Palma, an event championed by yacht crew and local business owners to raise awareness of mental health in the yachting industry. To share this information more widely, I've compiled a Mental Health Handbook as a practical guide for crew and shore based professionals.
  • Calls for Crew Wellbeing to be Enshrined in Law

    Posted: 13th June 2019 | Written by: Helen Kelly - Nautilus Int.

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    As shocking statistics on seafarer suicides and depression are published, calls are growing for crew wellbeing to be linked with ship safety and included in international regulations. Meanwhile, shipowners are being urged to improve onboard internet access, as an increasing body of research underlines the importance of connectivity in combatting loneliness and isolation. Helen Kelly of Nautilus International reports.
  • New Year, New You - The Power of Sankalpa

    Posted: 2nd January 2018 | Written by: Noona Ayres - Revitalize

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    As we enter a new year it’s the perfect time to take stock of those areas of our lives where we want to achieve greater balance. To do this we need a quiet, honest review of our current lifestyle but even then it's not easy to implement change. In particular, New Year’s resolutions rarely last, usually because we’ve set unrealistic goals but here's a remedy to strengthen your resolve.
  • Lower Stress With Better Breathing

    Posted: 10th May 2017 | Written by: Noona Ayres

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    As we enter the yachting season in the Med, whether you’re working on a busy charter yacht or based in an office, we all know stress can take its toll on our health and sense of wellbeing. But if we can’t reduce the workload, we can at least adopt healthy habits to reduce our stress and the simplest and most effective strategy concerns the way we breathe.
  • Crew Health: The Benefits of Fish Oils

    Posted: 26th March 2017 | Written by: Rudi Keil

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    In today’s world we are exposed to such an overload of information when it comes to health and wellness, with endless studies declaring new rules on what we should eat. Fortunately things are pretty clear when it comes to fish oils and there’s hardly a practitioner out there who would dispute the benefits to our health.
  • Crew Health: The Importance of Hydration

    Posted: 5th February 2017 | Written by: Rudi Keil

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    Reading about New Year’s Resolutions in February may make you want to groan, but it's never too late to make positive changes for your health and diet - especially changes you can easily stick to while working onboard your yacht. Let's start by looking at the benefits of optimum hydration.
  • The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

    Posted: 27th December 2016 | Written by: Nadine Escudero

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    The oil extracted from coconut meat has been proven to have a number of health benefits as well as a range of uses in cooking, personal care, around the house and for pets. It’s something of a miracle product, and for many years people from the tropics and subtropics have been very creative with its uses. So what makes it so special?
  • Rudi Keil: Crew Fitness Onboard & Ashore

    Posted: 7th November 2016 | Written by: Sam Watson

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    As an ex-professional rugby player, Rudi Keil, understands the connection between mind, body and spirit for performance and wellbeing. He's also passionate about good nutrition and set up B MOVED to offer an holistic approach to health for professional, private and yachting clients, as well as a service tailored specifically to the needs of crew onboard and ashore.
  • Cooking with Coconut Flour

    Posted: 17th October 2016 | Written by: Nadine Escudero

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    More and more people are discovering the many benefits and uses of coconuts. Aside from extra virgin coconut oil, there are many other great coconut products in the market and one of the must-haves in the galley is organic coconut flour which is also gluten free.
  • Mozambique Yoga Retreat

    Posted: 18th August 2016 | Written by: Caroline Rossy

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    Need to recharge your battery? Have you been through an exhausting season and want some TLC... well come with us to Mozambique to recharge, relax, get healthy and have some fun! Samasthiti Yoga is organizing a yoga retreat in beautiful Mozambique for crew around the world.
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