Does going cruising in your twenties or thirties ever feel like a far flung impossible dream? Here’s what three millennials who are out there doing it, had to say about making it happen. 1. It’s not as expensive as you think Ian Drogin (28) recently
You might be surprised to learn that there are plenty of ways to make money sailing. Maybe you’re thinking of ways to make money while sailing around the world, or perhaps you want to earn a bit of cash to help cover moorage cost…Here are our top 10 ways to make money sailing. 1.
Is living on a boat right for you? 10 things you should know With real estate rocketing in cities like London, San Francisco, Vancouver, more and more millennials are ditching their pricey digs for a more adventurous lifestyle: living on a boat. Living on a boat can afford you all kinds of benefits: cheap rent,
5 tips for filming your travel or sailing adventure With the proliferation of inexpensive gear, and the success of vlogs like Sailing La Vagabond, more and more people are opting to film their sailing adventures whether it be for friends and family, documentary film fests, or Patreon funded Youtube channels. We recently had the pleasure
Boat hitchhiking is becoming an increasingly popular way to see the world, but how do you actually get started? We wanted to get the low down and recently caught up with two boat hitchiking pros, Mariusz ‘Maniek’ Hońka (27) and Maciek ‘Termometr’ Badziak (27),who are on a trip hitchhiking around the world without spending money on transportation
When Robin first came home with the idea of owning a boat I was somewhat skeptical. We were living in a beat-up apartment above a diner in Greek Town, Toronto. I was 25 and unemployed and he was a 29 and a student. Suffice to say we didn’t have tons of cash laying around for
Sailing at night: tactics and tips As an early-to-bed person, I find a night passage offers special and sublime opportunities for stargazing, precious alone time, and quiet contemplation. However, I’ve also found myself wet, cold, and not-so-quietly contemplating the lights of a ship bearing down on us. Does that tanker see us? Fortunately, after 3,000
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to call pan-pan? Guest poster, Andrew Baines (27), was sailing from the UK to the Netherlands when things took a serious turn for the worse: his Colvic Sailer 29’s forestay snapped while out in 30 knots and a 2m swell. This was just the beginning of his problems.
Over the last two years we’ve heard some pretty salty tales about a vessel named “Stay Gold”. This Lawson 30 has seen hurricanes, lost steering, and even washed ashore. She is however one hell of a tough boat, and absolutely refuses to die. Our first encounter with this salty legend was in the anchorage in
Make your own leecloth out of recycled canvas. After we purchased a new suit of sails recently, I was determined to give our old sails a second life. I couldn’t find a recycling program that accepted sailcloth, so I started looking for ways to put our bagged-out old sails to good use. To my great