Day of the Seafarer 2017

Because I live in a coastal town and spent years living aboard my sailboat, it’s only fitting to remind folks that today is the Day of the Seafarer 2017. The theme this year is “Seafarers Matter“.

Man tying a netThe Day of the Seafarer (DotS) was established by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to recognize the contribution made by seafarers worldwide to international seaborne trade, the world economy, and civil society as a whole.


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