Dom Mee: marine explorer.
Who is Dom Mee? What does he do?
And what can he do for you?
Dom Mee joined the Royal Marines in 1988 successfully completing Commando training winning the PT medal before joining 40 Commando Royal Marines. In his 15 years service he served in Northern Ireland, Iraq and was attached to Special Forces. He received two commendations for Northern Ireland and his expeditions worldwide.
He is also a successful International Yacht racer with thousands of miles of offshore experience and has taken part in races such as the Sydney to Hobart race and the Fasnet race. He is a qualified RYA Yacht Master and has been awarded the Royal Navy Sailing Associations Errol Bruce trophy on two occasions.
Dom talks on a wide range of topics focusing on commitment to life and work reaching ones true potential. He has a wide range of experience of managing and leading teams in hostile environments. He also runs his own company which funds his global expeditions and has raised over 500k in sponsorship and generated over 5 million pounds in advertising for his clients. Dom has a certificate in sales and marketing and regularly helps his clients with marketing campaigns and sales incentives.
Attempted the first ever kite boat sail across the North Atlantic he endured hurricanes Irene, Katrina, Maria, Ophelia and finally Rita. On losing his sea anchor he was capsized 8 times before the vessel remained inverted. In mountainous seas and winds in excess of 70 knots waiting 30 hours for a rescue vessel in the perfect storm, he remarkably survived.
Lead a Royal Navy expedition to the Arctic to find remains of a lost ship, which they successfully found 'The Victory' lost for a 170 years to the ice. The expedition was in the heart of Polar Bear country and they were stalked by five bears under Dom's leadership the party safely returned to the Inuit settlement of Taloyoak. The discoveries made during the expedition have been published and circulated worldwide.
Kayaked Solo through the Arctic's Northwest Passage on route to the Magnetic Pole discovered in 1831. He was attacked by a Musk Ox breaking four of his ribs he kayaked a further 200 miles while being stalked by Polar Bears before reaching safety.
Rowed across the North Pacific Ocean from Japan to America. During the voyage he had to survive through 3 Cat 5 Typhoons in a 23 foot open boat. After rowing 5000 miles the voyage was cut short by a fishing trawler with no one on watch running down Dom's row boat just 800 miles from America. Dom and Tim had rowed 5400 miles in 137 days.
Two documentaries staring Dom Mee and his maritime expeditions are currently being shown worldwide on The National Geographic Channel. He has given countless interviews to national and International media and is currently writing a book on his extraordinary life so far.