Maritime HerStory

Here you will find resources about the stories of the women who were trailblazers at sea.

Hannah Snell, disguised herself as a man, adopting the name of James Gray, and joined the army. Learn more

Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe. Learn more

Margot Rittscher, the first woman who surfed in Brazil. Learn more

Sue Austin, creator of the underwater wheelchair. Learn more

Allison Vitsky Sallmon, underwater photographer and founder of Dive into the Pink. Learn more

Cida Pescadora, the first registered fisherwoman in Brazil. Learn more

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