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Wellness Over Waves becomes a British Marine member

Published on: 23 December 2021


A note from Wellness Over Waves founder - Fiona Nicholas.


We are pleased to be newly accepted members of British Marine.


Wellness Over Waves (WOW) is a charitable marine foundation with operations in the UK and throughout the EU. We are dedicated to the wellbeing of individuals, helping them to  achieve levels of discipline, to grow in confidence and self-worth. 


Our use of the restoration and sailing of traditionally rigged vessels as an experiential healing therapy platform to help people who have endured a traumatic life experience is a tested and proven formula.


Our key project for 2022 is SY Windsong. She is one of the few remaining sailing vessels that took part in the Dunkirk evacuation, operation Dynamo, during WWII. SY Windsong has been donated to WOW by her owner Michael Duddridge OBE, with the intention to become the principle restoration vessel and primary project vessel  over the next 5 years for WOW. Michaels vision is for SY Windsong to return to Littlehampton where she was built in 1931. These plans are well advanced, and on her return SY Windsong will be the flag vessel of WOW in the UK. The ceremony for this will take place at the Littlehampton Waterfront Festival August 2022 upon her arrival from her final voyage from Dunkirk.

To keep abreast of this event or all our other activities please visit our website


Fundraising is an important core part of our operations. We are always looking for support in any form. To supply goods in kind is as beneficial to us as cash donations.


A valuable medium of cash donations is monthly giving.  Please consider logging on to our website to make a donation in a way that best suits you and to one of our causes that most appeals to you. 


With every contribution, WOW is helping individuals to learn to live again, through providing a platform generating positive experiences and a fresh journey navigating the sea of life.


In conjunction with this WOW is busy preparing SY Windsong for her long journey from Cyprus to her homeport of Littlehampton UK.



Kind Regards,


Wellness Over Waves

Navigating the sea of life