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MCA Wellbeing Guides

Wellbeing for Seafarers

'Wellbeing at Sea: A Guide for Organisations' and 'Wellbeing at Sea: A Pocket Guide for Seafarers' address a range issues that can threaten wellbeing at sea to empower Seafarers and Management (Companies and Personnel) to make improvements that will enable all crew to stay safe, healthy and well.

Wellbeing at Sea: A Pocket Guide for Seafarers provides practical personal advice for Seafarers to empower them to take care of their own and be aware of others’ wellbeing.

These publications are non-mandatory but supports mandatory texts such as the Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers.

Click to purchase a printed copy of the MCA Wellbeing at Sea guide for organisations.

On the TSO bookshop you can also purchase the pocketbook for seafarers and PDF versions of both texts.

Visit MCA Wellbeing Guides at their website

Useful links

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    Life After Yachting

    Life After Yachting created by TUVYC Ltd is a new very easily accessible FREE virtual platform that's is aim is to help the yacht crew transitioning from onboard to ashore.

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    Merchant Navy Welfare Board - Seafarer Support

    Referrals for assistance with financial support and practical guidance.

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    Mission to Seafarers

    The Mission to Seafarers is a great source of support for anyone working in the industry, and we’ve been helping people like you since the 19th century.

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  • Nautilus International
    Nautilus International

    Nautilus International is the first truly trans-boundary trade union for maritime professionals, reflecting the global nature of the industry.

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  • PYA
    PYA

    The PYA is a non-profit association which represents the interests of professional yacht crew around the world.

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    Safer Waves

    This organisation has been set up to help seafarers who have suffered from sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape, while working on board. We believe that getting the right support is crucial, and so we aim to provide resources and information that can help.

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    SAIL

    Help with benefits, debt and housing for British seafarers

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  • Seafarers Hospital Society
    Seafarers Hospital Society

    24 hour mental health support for British Seafarers and Seafarers in the UK through the togetherall platform

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    She of the Sea

    Combining the resources and network of the shore side industry, with the wealth of experience, knowledge and journeys of the women working at sea, we are realising the vision of a high performing, competency focused yachting industry, regardless of gender.

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  • Crew counsellor
    The Crew Counsellor

    Support for yacht crew with counselling for everyday life issues, and with treatment options for substance misuse and addictions.

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