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Common Problems Seafarer Graduates Encounter

Seafarer graduates are often bombarded with pressure and wrong perception. Once they graduated from their courses, whether as a marine or a nautical student, people thought that they are going to be millionaires right away. 738 more words


Philhealth Facts for Sea-based OFWs

Sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are also encouraged to become Philhealth members or continue their Philhealth contributions even while they are working abroad.  Here are the frequently asked questions of sea-based OFWs regarding Philhealth membership, contributions, and how they can avail of services and benefits. 351 more words

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A Mixed Bag

A Mixed Bag

One good deed deserves another, I posted the other day that Robert Brooke had given me a ‘stern’ off one of his model clinker dinghies  – I have just returned the favour with a rather large framed photo of his family launch – Linda (below). 268 more words


10 things every Cruise Ship worker needs to pack before their first adventure

Before I began working on Cruise Ships, the only advice I was given was that from a printed document from my employer stating that I shouldn’t pack too many of my own clothes, as I’d mainly be wearing my uniform – WRONG! 1,261 more words


Short Film: True Songs

My short film ‘True Songs’ has made the official selection of Aethetica Magazine’s Short Film Festival 2016.

I’m so excited to go up to York for a weekend of films, and hear my Nonna’s voice in a cinema! 144 more words


The Truly Rich Seafarer

Welcome to the Truly Rich Seafarer website!

It has long been my dream to create a website dedicated to seafarers, their core family, relatives and friends. 467 more words

Financial Freedom


I write lots of songs but I share almost none of them. This is not conducive to getting better.

I wrote this song called Seafarer which I  have attempted to record. 822 more words