Suzanne van der Veeken
Skipper. Freediver. Kitesurfer and Author of Ocean Nomad, the boathitchhike guide to the Atlantic. As the ”Oceanpreneur” she connects people to the ocean, encourages for ocean adventure, and educates on conservation action. She is developing Ocean Nomads to connect more of you on similar journeys to each other for more support, more fun and more ocean impact.
Salty sailor. World traveller. Dedicated ocean changemaker. Documenting the effects of climate change on coralreefs and their interdependent maritime communities on EpicOceanAdventure. Frederick is our plotter and rudder making sure we head in the right direction.
Live-fanatic / Connector & Facilitator / Freediver / Sailor / Animal lover and endlessly curious. OceanMinded is his heart project born out of a passion for the sea, lives through the ocean activities I intend to create and grows via connecting and sharing beautiful ideas like waves. Markus will be skippering our Ocean Nomads Flotilla in Croatia this September.
Thomas van Thiel
Thomas is a skipper, traveller and currently preparing his boat for circumnavigation. Shocked and upset by seeing first hand what is happening to our ocean, he started the ocean impact foundation By the Ocean We Unite . He will be skippering in our Croatia Flotilla this September.
Skipper. Becoming a surfer. Living on her beautiful Deirdre from 1935. Founder of SaltyJobs, connecting you with salty job opportunities ashore & at sea to inspire you to live your dreams around the water. Eleanor will be skippering on the next Ocean Nomads Flotilla.
Paula Gonsalvo Marco
Skipper and advanced boathitchhiker. Blogger, Youtuber, Trip organizer at Allende Los Mares. Paula is dedicated to getting more woman out at sea, passionate about celestrial navigation and encouraging more souls to embrace the alternative way of travel by sailboat. Sooner or later she’ll skipper another Ocean Nomads event.
Anna Lena Bruchmann
Shecaptain with a big blue heart. Founder of Sailmate Upcycled bags made from sails. Anna will be skippering summer sustainability sails in Amsterdam. Stay tuned for more info.