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Boatlife 101

Selling Properties from a Catamaran (Boatlife stories)

How land-based income streams can finance your sea-based life. Victoria and Mike have swapped the rainy British islands for sunny days in the Mediterranean Sea while running their property business back in the UK.

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Sailboat Tech 101

Lead or lithium marine batteries for your boat?

What are the different types of marine batteries and which marine battery should you choose for your boat. Lithium or lead battery? Deep cycle or starter battery? Wet cell or AGM marine battery? We talk you through it all.

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Sailboat Tech 101

Electrical Energy on Sailboats (Boat Electricity 101)

How to generate electrical energy on Boats. An introduction about Sailboat Electricity including information about batteries, generators and inverters.

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5 sailing apps every sailor should use (Boatlife 101)

Best sailing apps every sailor should use to navigate their sailboat adventures. Let’s be honest. Mobile phone apps have invaded every aspect of our lives, and it is no surprise that sailors rely more and more on their little companion, the smartphone. They help us navigate, allow us to sleep while they keep anchor watch […]

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Sailing Holidays 101

Best sailing holiday destinations in the Mediterranean Sea

For 18 months, we sailed across the Mediterranean Sea. From the coast of Israel all the way to Spain, anchoring in Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Italy and France. We sailed both winter and summer, enjoying the quiet shoulder seasons and the bustling sailboat charter high seasons. Each one of the places we have been lucky to […]

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What to wear on a sailboat? (Sailing Outfit 101)

What sailing clothes should you choose when your friends invite you on a sailboat trip? When your date wants to show you off during a sailing regatta, what sailing outfit to choose? No worries, we got you covered! In the following paragraphs, we will dive into all the different aspects of a sailboat wardrobe to […]

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Boatlife 101

7 steps to buy a boat (Boat acquisition 101)

Buying a sailboat or a motorboat can feel pretty scary. The chances are high that a boat acquisition will take a heavy toll on your wallet, whatever the price tag. We have been there and know how lost one can feel in the vast boat market. How frightening the price tags can be or how […]

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Does your dream boat reflect your dreams?

It can be challenging to determine what kind of boat you are searching for and it can be demanding to decide what you want without knowing what is out there. Still, it is crucial to set yourself some boundaries to avoid getting lost in the vast boat market and make sure you get the boat […]

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Sailboat Tech 101

Fresh drinking water on a Sailboat 

Fresh drinking water is a precious resource on a sailboat. To have access to potable water on a sailboat, the common practice is to buy fresh drinking water in plastic bottles and bring them on board. Precisely what we did when we moved on board our sailboat ForTuna. We carried hundreds of bottles for long […]

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Boatlife 101: boat co-ownership – How to finance your sailboat?

Why we think boat co-ownership can help you realise your boatlife dream. Buying a boat is, at the same time, the most exciting and financially most important step you will take towards boatlife. Many people decide to save up for years until they have enough money to buy their dream boat. But some of us […]