Dee Caffari speaker

Dee Caffari

First woman to sail solo, non-stop journeys both ways around the world.

The first woman to sail solo, non-stop journeys both ways around the world, Dee Caffari MBE is a top inspirational speaker

Videos of Dee Caffari

Dee Caffari - Against the Flow
Sailing Round the World by Dee Caffari MBE

Speaker Profile

About Dee Caffari

  • The first woman to sail solo around the world in a westward direction, facing prevailing winds and currents in her non-stop journey (2006)
  • Three years later completed the Vendre Globe, in doing so becoming the first woman to have sailed the world in both directions
  • Has set two World Records
  • Expert in motivation, leadership and teamwork
  • Caffari presents her engaging, inspiring and heart-warming talks in English

Speaking Topics

  • Motivation
  • Awards Presentation
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Courage in difficult times
  • Self-belief & Overcoming fears
  • After dinners


"Dee was engaging, down to earth and warm hearted. Her presentation was extremely well received by our clients. Her description of the extraordinary challenges and her way of dealing with them was a lesson in perspective for us all." - Oracle

"Dees presentation was a wonderful and highly effective way to engage and inspire our employees." - Aviva

"It exceeded our already high expectations. It delivered an impact that left people motivated and upbeat. The wow factor of the conference." - Reckitt Benckiser

"Dee is a wonderful presenter truly inspiring! The audience was spellbound. I don't believe we have ever had so many people ask so many questions after a presentation, but Dee took it all in her stride and graciously answered each one with good humour and wit." -Telstra

"Everyone was just completely silent, listening with their jaws dropped: her talk was funny, interesting, relevant and the audience were captivated. Dee was quite happy to do question/answers completely unprepared and she engaged the audience in her talk." - Mace Group

"A stunning success all round. Dee was amazing." - Birmingham Law Society

Books By Dee Caffari

  • Against the Flow: The Inspiring Story of a Teacher Turned Record-breaking Yachtswoman (2007)
  • Against the Flow: The first woman to sail solo the 'wrong way' around the world (with James Cracknell) (2009)

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