Take the helm, ladies! The sailing sports and careers are increasingly supportive of female mariners. From racing to cruising, women are making their mark on the waves. There are low numbers of female mariners in shipping, water sports, and other marine careers. But nautical fields are a very interesting path for women.

Black Girls Dive Foundation

“The Black Girls Dive Foundation inspires and empowers girls and young women to engage in aquatic-based recreational and STEM activities through innovative programmatic initiatives to increase the number of women pursuing careers in aquatic-based STEM fields.”

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Women Divers Hall of Fame

“Dedicated to Recognizing and Honoring the Contributions of Women Divers”

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Professional Association of Diving Instructors

PADI Instructors have safely guided divers below the surface for over 50 years. Teaching the world’s most popular dive curriculum, they transform lives, and open hearts and minds to the hidden beauty of nature’s creation and our obligation to protect it.

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