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Making Waves Sailing.

Making Waves Sailing. We are all about Making Waves! Our fleet of yachts literally makes waves as we explore the Caribbean Sea, and if we are lucky, dolphins come to play at the bow! We make waves in your life by inviting you to explore and learn new things. We love to inspire others to play, think and act in unison with the world we all share. We also sail and live by our values, minimizing the impact we have on the environment we love. We strive to protect the places where we play – that’s why we give special attention to science-based conservation. When we are not delighting our guests, we participate in gathering data for scientists to advance knowledge and participate in conservation activities in the Windward Islands. Proud to be an Ambassador to The 5 Gyres Institution. (click to page on Partnerships and Sponsors) (add logo)

We want to make waves in your world and around the world!

The Experience

Making Waves Sailing is a project of passion. We specialize in giving our guests a fun, safe, adventurous way to explore sailing and our ocean. We strive to protect the places we play by participating in local and global conservation activities - things like beach clean-ups, reef monitoring, and by working in cooperation with community organizations and partnering with scientists and institutions.

We are a crew of ocean loving sailors and we would like you to join us! Let us inspire you for a day, for a week or longer!

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Monique Mills

Founder of Making Waves Sailing, Captain, Explorer and Ocean Citizen
RYA Yachtmaster and PADI diver 300+ dives
Ambassador to The 5 Gyres Institute

 

My motto in life is Dream the Impossible dream and then Live It!

The ocean and its creatures have always inspired me, so after completing a successful international corporate career, I decided to follow my passion and pursue another big dream.

The Making Waves Sailing project is about realizing my dreams of adventure, exploration and involvement in science-based ocean conservation. To that end, I created a spectacular Caribbean adventure whereby anyone can become an explorer and ocean citizen – dive in, meet our fishy friends, try pulling some ropes (lines) and maybe take a turn at the helm! My goal is to inspire in others a deeper appreciation of our water world and to create heightened awareness of this incredible environment by connecting people directly with the ocean. People protect what they love, and it’s my hope that by offering others an opportunity to fall in love with our oceans, they will join me in my quest to both learn about and safeguard them. I want to make waves – in the ocean, in the world, and in others’ lives.

Wishing you warm winds and wild blessings,
Monique

PS: Making Waves Sailing is expanding our fleet around the world! Check back often to see the next wonderful Captain who has joined the crew – somewhere – could be anywhere - on our blue planet!

PS: Contact us to inquire about a speaking engagement.

Meet our crew of ocean loving sailors.

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Captain Monique Mills

Yacht: 46' Bavaria"My Mistress"

Founder of Making Waves Sailing, Captain, Explorer and Ocean Citizen
Ambassador to The 5 Gyres Institute
RYA Yachtmaster and PADI diver 300+ dives

Monique captains My Mistress through the Windward Islands of the southern Caribbean Sea, island hopping her guests between Grenada and Martinique.

Her mission is adventuring the seas, exploring above and below the waves, collecting data for science based ocean conservation initiatives. As the founder of Making Waves Sailing and an ambassador to the 5 Gyres Institute. Monique’s commitment to conservation is inspiring. She is always keen to share her enthusiasm by guiding her guests underwater. You will appreciate her humour along with a good dose of hearty and healthy cooking. She is also available for public speaking engagements.

Learn more about this ocean soul at : http://puregrenada.com/blog/15-questions-with-monique-mills-from-making-waves-sailing/#sthash.evnDQ5IQ.dpuf

Region: Windward Islands, West Indies. Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, Union Island, Tobago Cays, Petite St Vincent, St Lucia, Martinique.

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Captain Michele Francescini

Yacht: 47’ Catana Catamaran “iCan”

Michele’s passion for sailing began more than 40 years, starting as a child. Last year alone, he sailed over 8000 nautical miles. Michele’s attention to detail and experience make him a sailing guru. He is truly at one with the ocean, both sailing on the water and under the water. Michele will amaze with his free diving skills and miraculous breathe holding at depth. Whoever wants to relax and discover one of the most beautiful places on this planet or enhance sailing skills will find iCan the perfect environment and a tranquil host and confident coach. “The boat is my home, where I want everything to be enjoyable.”

Region: 2017/2018: Aruba to Colombia, Colombia, San Blas Islands and Bocas del Toro, Panama.

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Selwyn Watson
Captain, RYA Certified and Ocean Citizen

A seasoned Captain, Selwyn is a local Grenadian who has explored every bit of the Windwards Islands – both on land and on sea. He is a true lover of nature, and a dedicated conservationist. We are delighted anytime Selwyn is on board, and learn much from his skillful sailing, extensive experience and incredible wisdom. When the Captain speaks, we listen!

Region: Windward Islands, Caribbean Sea of West Indies

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Robert Mills
Guest of Honour, Captain, Gentleman, Story Teller and Ocean Citizen Robert is a man of the world and a self-professed, strictly warm-water sailor. He has traveled for work and pleasure to more than 58 countries around the world, and has visited some of the planet’s most remote regions, including distant areas of China, Madagascar, Ecuador, and the Canadian Arctic. Having grown up in a quiet mining town in Canada, Robert’s dreams of global adventure began taking shape at a young age. He’s fulfilled those dreams, and lives now to share his tales. Robert’s mind is a living encyclopaedia filled with thousands of years of history – both human mankind and geological! An evening with Robert is a truly marvelous and unforgettable experience!