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19 September 2022, Podcast

The Good Girl Confessional with Sandy Lowes

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.

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2 September 2022, Sailing Today

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

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1 September 2022, OnboardOnline

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

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24 August 2022, TalkTV UK

Interview with 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. 

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5 August 2022, ExpatFocus

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

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24 July 2022, 9honey

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

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20 July 2022, Rock Your Midlife

Guest appearance on podcast with with Dr Ellen Albertson

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

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12 July 2022, ABC Capricornia

Radio interview on the Breakfast Show with Paul Culliver

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

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5 July 2022, Sails Magazine AU

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.

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24 June 2022, 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.

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10 June 2022, ABC Far North

Radio interview on the Breakfast Show with Charlie McKillop

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

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Speaking engagements:


Upcoming events:

 Author talk at the Cairns City Library: 7 October 10:30am

 Author talk at the Mossman Library: 7 October 2:30pm

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

Topics I am passionate about are:

  • 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 2022
25 July - 4 August:

Author talks conducted at the following libraries in QLD & NSW:

- Innisfail
- Mission Beach
- Ingham
- Bowen
- Cannonvale
- Yeppoon
- Gladstone
- Hervey Bay
- Ballina
- Byron Bay
- Redcliffe
- Noosaville

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

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, and writing/ publishing experience.

Teagan - Events Coordinator

Noosa Library Service

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