Heather Francis is writer with a BFA Masters in Photography from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She is a Contributing Editor at Blue Water Sailing Magazine with a bi-monthly column about crew health and wellness called ‘Heather Francis Onboard.’

Heather’s work is regularly featured in Cruising World Magazine and Cruising Helmsman Australia and on She has been published in the Halifax Chamber of Commerce Business Voice,  Ocean Navigator and Good Old Boat Magazine and at and on the Captains Crew Agency.

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