Suzanne van der Veeken
Enthousiastic about everything ocean and getting you involved! She started Ocean Nomads to connect people to the ocean and each other for more fun and ocean impact.
She’s a skipper, freediver, kitesurfer and learning surfer. Author of Ocean Nomad, the ocean travel guide. As the Oceanpreneur she connects people to the ocean, encourages for ocean adventure, and educates on conservation action.
Salty sailor. World traveller. Dedicated ocean changemaker. Frederick is our plotter and rudder making sure we head in the right direction.
Documenting the effects of climate change on coralreefs and their interdependent maritime communities on EpicOceanAdventure.
Ocean Enthusiast and mermaid in the making. She puts all hands on deck helping ocean solution turn real. She helps Ocean Nomads with listening what you need, the ocean needs and developing the marketing, organizational and planning accordingly.
She’s the founder of Miombos, a platform with sustainable ideas.
Eleanor La Lune
Skipper. Becoming a surfer. Living on her beautiful Deirdre from 1935. Eleanor is our community navigator, helps to set up ON basecamps, Events, and our digital strategy with a big wave of creativity.
Founder of SaltyJobs, connecting you with salty job opportunities ashore & at sea to inspire you to live your dreams around the water.
Ocean Nomads Skippers
Meet our skippers
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.
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.
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.
Kayaker, Surfer, proffesional sea hippy and one of the skipper on the Atlantic Delivery with OceanMinded. Learn more about Eoin.