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Danielle Doggett
Director at SAIL CARGO INC


Danielle grew up on Canada’s Great Lakes, sailing on the brigantine St. Lawrence II. Signing onto the infamous cargo ship Tres Hombres in early 2010 introduced her to sail -powered shipping. Named by the Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) as one of the most influential women in the industry of the past century, Danielle founded the traditional rigging company Topsail Rigging Ltd; SAILCARGO INC. She is an adviser to the Caribbean Sail Training Association. She has worked on large projects with SAILMASTER BV: the Peking, Gorch Fock and Shabab Oman II. As captain of cargo schooner Ruth, flagship of Barbados, she wrote & implemented the launch, which is the largest ship to be launched in the history of the country.

Responsible for orchestrating and harmonizing the office, build crew and fellow owners of Ceiba, she works diligently to keep the AstilleroVerde shipyard running smoothly as possible.

Agenda Sessions

  • Using wind for shortsea shipping and smaller vessels