Jessica Watson joins the Deckee team

Jessica Watson
Posted September 4 2015

I’m very excited to introduce myself as Deckee’s newest team member and to join the Deckee community!

Australia’s marine community have been very supportive of my adventures and now I want to help make boaties’ lives a little easier.

You might know me from my solo, non-stop voyage around the world in 2010. But you might not know that I grew up on a boat with my family, cruised the Pacific Ocean, sailed to the Subantarctic, raced in Europe and competed in two Sydney to Hobart yacht races.

Boating and sailing is a huge part of my life. I particularly love wooden boats and deserted anchorages, and I’m passionate about Australia’s local sailing and boating clubs.

I love the boating community’s generosity and honest, hard-working attitude. I love the fantastic characters you get to meet along the way at anchorages, marinas and yacht clubs.

Word-of-mouth advice is so important to boaties, and I want to help give the marine community a platform to share that advice and knowledge online.

My role with Deckee is Communications Manager and I look forward to doing everything I can to engage with Australia’s boaties and marine businesses.

I'd love to hear your feedback and ideas so please get in touch with Mike and I if there is anything we can do to assist.

– Jess

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