SisterShip Training, Empowering Women, Transforming Maritime Careers

Breaking Barriers and Setting Sail: SisterShip Training Empowers Women in Maritime Careers

In a dynamic move to empower women in the maritime industry, SisterShip Training announces a ground-breaking initiative aimed at opening new horizons for aspiring mariners. Hosted in the Bega Valley, NSW.

Breaking Barriers and Setting Sail: SisterShip Training Empowers Women in Maritime Careers

With a passion for fostering gender equality in trades, SisterShip Training is revolutionising the maritime landscape in launching a comprehensive program SisterShip CareerShip designed to support, mentor, and guide women into successful maritime careers.


Setting Sail for Success: Empowering Women in Maritime Careers


Skipper, Jackie Parry, the visionary force behind SisterShip Training, brings over two decades of mentoring experience, having supported women from diverse backgrounds worldwide. Recognising the growing interest of women in the maritime sector, Jackie identified the need for tailored guidance and mentorship to navigate the challenges faced by aspiring mariners.

The Journey Ahead: What to Expect


The program, developed by SisterShip Training, heldn in the Bega Valley aims to boost awareness of the social and economic benefits of a career in trades, enhancing exposure to trade pathways for women, and creating a network of strong female trade ambassadors. With a focus on breaking down gender barriers and building confidence, the SisterShip CareerShip initiative provides a holistic approach to career development, encompassing understanding maritime career paths, training, hands-on experience on various vessels, and continuous support.


Why SisterShip Training?


SisterShip Training stands out for its unwavering commitment to empowering women. Jackie understands the challenges faced by women in the maritime industry firsthand, having navigated the male-dominated waters herself. With a clear understanding of career pathways and the necessary attributes for success, she offers personalised mentorship, equipping women with the tools and techniques needed to thrive on the water.

Partnerships and Opportunities


SisterShip Training has forged partnerships with local maritime businesses, including Eden Slipway, Marine Police, Marine Rescue, Svitzer, National Parks, Fisheries, and other Skippers and Charter boat operators. These collaborations help facilitate incredible networking opportunities, connecting participants with industry professionals and on water organisations.


Join Us on this Voyage of Empowerment


The maritime sector is evolving, and the demand for skilled mariners is on the rise, especially on the far South Coast. SisterShip Training invites women from all backgrounds to embark on a transformative journey. Whether you dream of navigating the open sea or operating vessels in various capacities, SisterShip Training is here to support you.


About SisterShip Training


SisterShip Training is a pioneering initiative founded by Skipper Jackie Parry dedicated to empowering women in the maritime industry. With a focus on mentorship, education, and networking, SisterShip Training helps create a diverse and inclusive maritime workforce, ensuring that women are not just ‘boat ready’ but fully equipped to excel in their careers.


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