Last year, a post on the cost of cruising was one of our most popular articles on the blog. We decided to follow up on it with some up-to-date figures. Our budget and spending habits haven’t really changed; however we had to adapt to new circumstances and places. Let’s look at our spending for the
Once you’re hooked, there’s no turning back. You’ve watched all the sailing vlogs, read a lot of blog posts and magazine articles, asked for advice on forums, and bought some books on navigation. Now the dream of sailing away is getting more and more tempting and the more you look into it, the more it seems
More and more people want to sail away and explore the world by sailboat. However, there’s still a misconception that sail cruising is only for the rich. It couldn’t be less true – if you choose your cruising grounds carefully and are ready to adapt, sailing the world can be much cheaper than living on land.
Every cruiser has their own budget; big or small. However, they all travel the world, witness beautiful sunsets, and spend time in stunning bays. What changes slightly is their lifestyle. Before you set off sail cruising, you’ll need to have a rough idea of how much you’ll spend each month, so you know how far
If, like us, you aren’t rich and are considering the cruising lifestyle, you’ll need to come up with a way of earning money while you travel. First things first. If you want to truly enjoy the cruising experience and spend more time sailing, snorkeling, and fishing than working, you’ll need to make some compromises. The
When most people think of sailing yachts, they think of bikini clad supermodels, sunbathing on a huge sleek yacht, being handed a cocktail by a white polo shirt clad steward. But that’s just rubbish. The reality is more like being contorted into a cockpit locker, covered in oil, trying to undo a seized bolt, so that