As John F Kennedy said: "We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came."
Watch how my discovery of Necker Island awakened my passion for the ocean, how my father sparked my interest in wildlife, and how the ocean has helped to shape my life.
From campaigning for shark and ray sanctuaries on social media, to swimming with sharks, whales and sailfish, see how I have got involved in ocean conservation.
Find out more about the OceanElders, a wonderful group I am fortunate to be a member of, who campaign to work to protect, value and celebrate the ocean and its wildlife.