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Self-isolating? World solo sailing yachtswoman Dee Caffari shares her tips for staying in mental shape

June 8, 2020 | The Evolve Mag

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Isolating alone is scary and lonely. Advice on coping from a solo yachtswoman

April 8, 2020 | Silver Magazine

Dee Caffari is first woman to sail single-handed around the world. If you’re self isolating alone and struggling, here’s her advice about coping with the fear and loneliness…

Dee Caffari, 47, has sailed around the world six times. She’s the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions. And is the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world a total of three times.

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Self-isolating? World solo sailing yachtswoman shares tips for mental health

March 24, 2020 | The Beacon

The ocean can be a big empty, lonely space when on a solo trip around the world…

I have self-isolated on two occasions, writes yachtswoman Dee Caffari in her regular blog for Sweden’s international water brand Bluewater. When I took part in the Vendee Globe, I spent three months at sea alone and on the Aviva Challenge I was alone at sea for six months.

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‘Focus only on what you can control’: A solo round-the-world sailor on isolation

March 19, 2020 | Support The Guardian

When I took part in the Vendee Globe, I spent three months at sea alone and on the Aviva Challenge I was alone at sea for six months. My home for that time was a 72ft boat with very few creature comforts and nothing in the way of entertainment, apart from my karaoke skills.

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Single-use plastic bottles – ‘Ocean Enemy #1’

January 26, 2020 | Cape Business News

Bluewater, a water purification technologies and solutions company, has slammed single-use plastic bottles as ‘ocean enemy #1’ at a major sustainability conference in Porto, Portugal.

Mr. Bengt Rittri, founder and CEO of Bluewater, told delegates to the Sustainable Brands 2019 Oceans Summit that production of throwaway plastic bottles continues to grow despite the evidence of the environmental pollution they cause.

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Thornton’s Budgens Plastic Free-Zone Supermarket

January 17, 2020 | Deliciously Me

Thornton’s Budgens has been in Belsize Park since my childhood, and along the decades has made so many changes. In the last decade or more, Budgens became more environmentally conscious and very much about helping the community and now, well, actually, since 2018, this ideal expanded towards our entire planet and not just one local community.

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