Magdalena Żuchelkowska (née Talar :))

Yachtmaster, motor cruiser skipper, SRC radio operator

Sailing, water sports, and skiing professional and aficionado. Graduate of the Academy of Physical Education in Wrocław. Junior Sailing Instructor of the Polish Yachting Association, scuba diver (PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver), skiing instructor, summer and winter camp instructor, sports manager.

Went sailing on the Baltic for the first time at the age of sixteen, and fell in love with the sea. It got worse: she began spending several months a year at sea. Took part in the women’s regatta around the world at the age of twenty-five. Crossed the Atlantic with her sister Małgorzata (Cabo Verde to the Caribbean – Santa Lucia) aboard Mantra 28, a 28-footer.

Founded her own sailing company in 2006. Organises sailing trips with her husband Adam. She and her husband purchased their first seagoing vessel – the s/y Geronimo. They spent seven years aboard this brave 38-footer, sailing many miles, gaining experience, and sightseeing all of Europe.

Has extensive experience as a professional skipper in Greece.

Participated in the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race aboard s/y Katharsis II.

Circumnavigated the Nordkapp in 2016 during a family cruise.

Happy mother of the four-year-old Ola, whom she takes sailing whenever possible.

After voyage...