How do I adequately put into words how my life was impacted?  There are so many things that have occurred it is hard to verbalise.  The main impact that I think I have experienced is learning the importance Continue reading


Coming into Spring Impact Training I tried to come in with little expectations to allow room for the Lord to take charge, and in short the Lord did just that.  My time here has been like nothing I could Continue reading


When I came to this program, my faith was somewhat legalistic and unreal.  Other than routine, it was hurting.  God wasn’t someone I really leaned on.  I feel like Impact Training game me some much needed silence Continue reading

June 2015

An amazing Spring Impact Training course has just come to a close. After tearful goodbyes our students were off to new adventures, some travelling further in Europe whilst others returned home after a life changing gap year.

New Crew

Meet the Minas family!  Dimitry and Meta with their four children will be arriving to take up permanent residence on Skopelos island at the end of June.  Read below what they wrote;

The Minas family

My name is Continue reading

New Crew

I’ve asked Joachim to introduce himself and so have pasted in the following which I received from him;

Joachim Stadlmeir

Joachim at the helm

As a child and teenager I attended for years in camps. The blessing of these retreats and encounters Continue reading

Spring 2015

Three gorgeous spring days have past whilst we wait anchored in the cove of Agios Minas just a few miles north of Chalkida, – (the furthest south we’ll be sailing on this course), for the return of our students who Continue reading

Winter 2015

In the first days of November we waved our students goodbye at the dockside of Agios Konstandinos to head home for Skopelos island. For most of them their last 6 weeks aboard was deeply impacting. It was always interesting to Continue reading

summer 2014

extracting the failed bushing

repairs at the yard

There’s an air of optimism on Skopelos.  The island is now in full swing as tourists have flooded in.  Our season though started with a couple of surprises.  The first, days before the Continue reading


Impact dreaming was literally a dream come true for me! I didn’t think something like this opportunity could exist, so I put that dream aside… BUT GOD DIDN’T! He has shown me that e is more concerned and excited about Continue reading


Impact training 2011 was instrumental in my walk as a Christ follower and as a person. I grew spiritually and emotionally. I gained a sense of self worth that was non existent before. I was encouraged and challenged by strangers Continue reading


Sailing on the Aegean sea in the lovely ship “Encounter” and participating in the Impact Training has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had. Through the thought inspiring teaching, the amazing experience of sailing, the comradeship Continue reading