I am a writer with a BFA Masters in Photography from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. I am a Contributing Editor at Blue Water Sailing Magazine with a bi-monthly column ‘Heather Francis Onboard.’ I also write a monthly blog for The Captain’s Crew Agency.

My work is regularly featured in Cruising World Magazine and Cruising Helmsman Australia and has appeared in Ocean Navigator and Good Old Boat Magazine and on and

Head over to the ARTICLES page of, a website I built and maintain, for full-colour clips of published articles.

Not a bad view from the office

Not a bad view from the office