Trudie Hewetson

Flotilla 1st Mate

Trudie started sailing when she was 10 years old in Portsmouth where she grew up.  She learnt to sail in a RS 200 where her passion for sailing continued to grow. Trudie studied outdoor education at college which fuelled her enthusiasm for adventure. In 2015 she joined her local RNLI lifeboat station in Aberdyfi in North Wales. Her ambition for the future is to complete her Yachtmaster Offshore and continue exploring the open seas. Trudie is new to Seafarer for 2019 and is excited to join the team in the Ionian as 1st mate on the Lefkas flotilla.