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Namosi Eco Retreat For Sailor

Chief Officer of Lomaiviti Princess 7 spends most of his time out at sea.
07 Aug 2022 10:26
Namosi Eco Retreat For Sailor
Left: Peter Stephen. Right : Namosi Eco Retreat

Chief Officer of Lomaiviti Princess 7 spends most of his time out at sea.

From a humble beginning, Peter Stephen grew up in his maternal village at Kuku, Bau in Tailevu and lived on a farm.

He first joined the Fiji Maritime Academy in 2010 as a deck cadet. He completed his training in 2015.

He got his watch keeper ticket in 2019 and became an officer.

The father-of-two had no prior knowledge about sailing or going out to sea when he first joined, and most of his sailing career was based locally.

Mr Stepehen said the only challenge he faced was missing out on his children’s milestones. He prefers to be with them whenever he is offshore.

How many places have you visited around Fiji?

I have been to a lot of places in Fiji through my work.

What is the one place in Fiji you would take visitors to?

Ono-i-Lau and the southernmost part of Lau.

What is your favourite place for coffee/pie?

Prefer coffee prepared by my wife at home.

What is your favourite backyard spot?

Basically, I would spend much time with my children to make up for lost time or play rugby.

What is one place in Fiji that remains on your bucket list?

I was brought up in a village with a farm setting, so I would like to go on a cross country walk through Namosi Eco Retreat.

Feedback: laisa.kabulevu@fijisun.com.fj



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