Media & Events

Media Features

Expat Focus-Logo
OO logo

Press/Media: Access media release here.

Articles & Interviews

20 Nov 2022, Podcast
Liveaboard Sailing Podcast

Hosted by Annika Rautiola

How would you fare out on the ocean, faced with huge waves and strong winds? Would you be comfortable to share a confined space with strangers for weeks?

Listen here »

19 Oct 2022, Podcast
The Travel Addict

Hosted by Malcolm Tiesdale

Are you feeling the itch to travel and explore?? Malcolm and Regina discuss the origins of an adventurer’s longing and the desire to experience the high seas.

Listen here »

30 Sep 2022, Article
Authority Magazine

Interview by Savio P. Clemente 

Resilience, our ability to cope with adversity or the unexpected, is one of the most valuable qualities we can nurture and grow during our lifetime.

Read here »

19 September 2022, Podcast
The Good Girl Confessional

Hosted by Sandy Lowres

A candid and fun conversation on courage, trusting oneself to step outside of our comfort zone and how it is to live as the only white resident in a Caribbean community.

Listen here »

2 September 2022, Article
Sailing Today Magazine

The hitch hiker’s guide to crossing oceans

Get your hands on the October issue of Sailing Today magazine and find out how you, too, can catch a ride across the high seas and among stunning islands. 
Article by Regina Petra Meyer

Get your copy »

1 September 2022, Article
Onboard Online

From Sailing Novice to Superyacht Crew

Read on, if you would like to find out how I went from my first-ever sail to becoming a professional superyacht crew within a year.
Article by Regina Petra Meyer

Read more »

24 August 2022, TV
TalkTV UK 

Hosted by Petrie Hosken

Listen in to hear a lighthearted conversation on my globetrotting origins, how I achieved my sailing goals and what dreams I still hold for the future. 

Watch interview »

5 August 2022, Article
Expat Focus

Five Steps To Realising Your Globetrotting Dream!

Ever wished to cast off the lines of your life and chase your dreams? Here’s how.
Article by Regina Petra Meyer

Read more »

24 July 2022, Article

The seduction of a holiday romance...

Have you ever stumbled into romance while holidaying on exotic shores? Here are my insights of chasing butterflies abroad.
Article by Regina Petra Meyer

Read more »

20 July 2022, Podcast
Rock Your Midlife

Hosted by Dr Ellen Albertson

A lively conversation on walking, sailing, stepping into courage and the meaning of empowerement.
Regina’s interview starts at 34min

Listen to Podcast »

12 July 2022, Radio
ABC Capricornia

Hosted by Paul Culliver on the ABC Breakfast Show 

Listen in for a discussion of what it is like to sail across oceans and how I stumbled into love in the Caribbean.

Listen to interview »

5 July 2022, Article
Sails Magazine Australia

In search of aliveness on the high seas.

In her recent memoir Change of Course, Regina Petra Meyer recounts her journey into the world of sailing and how it led her to the Caribbean.
Online feature article.

Read more »

24 June 2022, Article
Cairns Local News

Local Adventurer launches uplifting memoir

Article by Isabella Guzman Gonzales.
Find the full feature article on the last page of  the online edition.

Read more »

10 June 2022, Radio
ABC Far North

Hosted by Charlie McKillop on the ABC Breakfast Show 

Listen in for a discussion of what it is like to give up landbased life to take up an ocean going life.

Listen to interview »

Speaking engagements:


Upcoming events:

 Guest speaker at the Cairns Tropical Writers Festival, February 2023

 Workshop Facilitator at the Cairns Tropical Writers Festival, February 2023:

"Self-publishing to book industry standard and DIY book marketing"

I am available for public speaking engagements in local schools, libraries, book clubs and larger events upon request. 

Topics I am passionate about are:

  • The process of writing and publishing my memoir and diving into a few key moments of Change of Course.

  • Self-publishing pros and cons. How to publish your work to book industry standard and tips on effective publicity and marketing.

  • Stepping out of the ordinary: A courageous journey from fear to empowerment.

  • Living with an open heart and finding peace within.

  • Lost for options? Can’t find your passion?? 
    Inspirations for fun and out-of-the-box adventures...
    (Youth topic: Exploring the world on a budget.)

Please get in touch for more details.


Speaking Testimonials:

Book tour Jul/Aug 2022
- Cairns 
- Mossman
- Innisfail
- Mission Beach
- Ingham
- Bowen
- Cannonvale
- Yeppoon
- Gladstone
- Hervey Bay
- Ballina, NSW
- Byron Bay, NSW
- Redcliffe
- Noosaville

Author talks held at all aforementioned libraries.

It was a pleasure to host Regina for an author talk. Regina was well spoken, professional and well prepared for the event. The community thoroughly enjoyed hearing about her adventures, quest for love, her writing and publishing experience.

Teagan - Events Coordinator

Noosa Library Service

A great author talk that was very well received at Ballina Library. There was genuine interest in the subject matter and many questions were asked and answered by the wonderful author, Regina.

Liz - Librarian

Ballina and Richmond Tweed Libraries

Regina is an engaging speaker who makes an effort to interact with and inspire her audience. She tells her personal story with humour and honesty. Her event was very well received by our library customers. Thank you Regina!

Mikki - Librarian

Cairns Libraries

A wonderful event! Regina is a natural and engaging speaker – it was fascinating to hear about her remarkable journey, as well as an interesting insight into the publishing process. Very enjoyable!

Natasha - Librarian

Cassowary Coast Libraries

The Hinchinbrook Shire Library was enriched today by experiencing Regina's very self-aware recount of her adventure filled life so far.

We were blessed with Regina's presence, her words and energy.

Leonie - Librarian

Hinchinbrook Shire Library

Regina presented a talk which was informative, engaging and very professional. Each of our attendees commented on how much they enjoyed the talk, especially the way that Regina engaged with everyone through the talk, making it feel more like a conversation rather than just information shared.

Ann - Librarian

Fraser Coast Libraries