Amanda Saunderss
Amanda Saunderss
Description Freelance feature writer.
Specialities Newspaper correspondent,TV,Freelance writer,Photojournalist
Greta Schanen
Description Executive Editor of SAILING Magazine
Area of Operations
USA East Coast
USA West Coast
Worldwide

Specialities
Magazine Staff

Kathryn Schmitt
Description I have a monthly column in Practical Boat Owner in which I review sailing video blogs. I also contribute other stories to PBO and other UK magazines on an ad hoc basis. These include equipment reviews, event reports and interviews.
Area of Operations
Mediterranean
USA East Coast
Western Europe

Specialities
Freelance Writer

Bernard Schopfer
Bernard Schopfer
Description Founder and Director of MaxComm Bernard Schopfer is the founder and director of MaxComm Communication, a Geneva based agency that focuses among others in competitive sailing. MaxComm manages and owns the Yacht Racing Forum and the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image award. The agency manages communication for Switzerland’s most prestigious regattas including the Bol d’Or Mirabaud and the Syz Translémanique en Solitaire. It is Swiss Sailing Team’s official communication agency and accompanies Swiss athletes to the Olympic Games. Bernard Schopfer has a degree in Political Science from the University of Geneva and has worked as a journalist in various media (Swiss TV RTS, Le Nouveau Quotidien, Le Matin, etc.). He has covered numerous Olympic Games and world championships. He managed Team Alinghis’ communications (2000 - 2005), Ericsson Racing Team (2007-08), the RC 44 Championship Tour (2007 - 2011) and many more events.
Eike Schurr
Eike Schurr
Description Eike Schurr, 32, is a photographer and videographer from Germany. Specialized in flying drones in the sailing industry, he's experienced in live TV-productions, as well as highlight or image campaigns. In addition Eike is part of the Austrian Ocean Race Project as an OBR and works for smaller campaigns as a teams media representative, being in charge for visual communications.
Area of Operations
Caribbean
Central Europe
Mediterranean
Western Europe
Worldwide

Specialities
Photographer
TV

Dave Selby
Dave Selby
Description Columnist in Practical Boat Owner and Classic Boat, budget boating campaigner
Area of Operations
London & South East

Specialities
Freelance Writer

NIGEL SHARP
NIGEL SHARP
Description Freelance writer
Area of Operations
West Country

Specialities
Freelance Writer

matthew@sheahan.co.uk
Matthew Sheahan
Description Head of Performance Sailing for Sunset+Vine and producer of The World Sailing Show.
Area of Operations
South Coast

Specialities
Magazine Staff
Radio
TV

Cathy Shelbourne
Cathy Shelbourne
Description Freelance writer and enrichment speaker, on cruise ships and to local groups and sailing clubs, on maritime heroes and brazen buccaneers. Talks can be tailored to locations. Just published: Monumental Maritime Heroes pack of playing cards, with information leaflet and timeline, in presentation box - available from www.seashellcommunications.co.uk/shop
Area of Operations
East Coast
Worldwide

Specialities
Freelance Writer
Speaker

mikesheps
Mike Shepherd
Description Owner of MAA (marine Marketing agency) and owner of Marine Industry News website and daily news letter
Area of Operations
Worldwide

Specialities
Marine Marketing
Web

mail@richardsibley.co.uk
Richard Sibley
Description Freelance photojournalist - Maritime, particularly Tall Ships and traditional sailing vessels.
Area of Operations
Mediterranean
South Coast

Specialities
Photographer
Photojournalist

sandra@qtdgroup.com
Sandra Sidey
Description Freelance journalist specialising in high performance racing dinghies, including International 14s and 18ft Skiffs.
Area of Operations
London & South East

Specialities
Freelance Writer
Photographer
Photojournalist

andrew@andrewsimpson.co.uk
Andrew Simpson
Description Journalist, author, photographer, illustrator and yacht designer. Consultant editor Practical Boat Owner.
Area of Operations Array
Specialities Array
Claudio Sisto
Claudio Sisto
Description Giornalista e Fotoreporter
Area of Operations
Mediterranean
Worldwide

Specialities
Author
Freelance Writer
Magazine Staff
Photographer
Photojournalist

Alistair Skinner
Alistair Skinner
Description Freelance journalist for Redsail, China Yachting, Yacht Style, Dailysail.com, sail-world.com, Sailinganarchy.com and others. Frequently writes with nom de plume 'Shanghai Sailor'.
Area of Operations
China

Specialities
Freelance Writer
Photographer

John Smith
Description Member
Area of Operations
Ireland
USA East Coast
USA West Coast

Specialities
Author
Web

Hussain Soltan
Description Yes
Area of Operations
Gulf
Mediterranean
South Africa
Worldwide

Specialities
Author
Marine Marketing
Newspaper Correspondent
Photographer
Speaker
TV
Web

Katy Stickland
Description News and Features Editor for Yachting Monthly News Editor of Practical Boat Owner
Area of Operations
Worldwide

Specialities
Magazine Staff

Theo Stocker
Description Editor, Yachting Monthly
Area of Operations
UK

Specialities
Magazine Staff

James Stone
James Stone
Description Marine news outlet and online directory. Est. 2000.
Area of Operations
Worldwide

Specialities
Web

Peta Stuart-Hunt
Peta Stuart-Hunt
Description Recently retired from leisure marine marcomms after 30 years owning my consultancy PR Works and operating for nearly 40 years in the marine leisure market. Currently a YJA Committee member.
Area of Operations
London & South East
South Coast
UK

Specialities
Freelance Writer
Marine Marketing

Melanie
Melanie Symes
Description Writer and editor of news articles and blogs for an association of European marinas (https://www.transeuropemarinas.com/). I also work as a freelance news, copywriter and translator (ES-EN) for local marinas and nautical tourism.
Area of Operations
Western Europe