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Sailboat Tech 101

How to afford a sailboat and become liveaboards

You have been dreaming about setting sail to remote destinations? To leave it all behind you and start living on a sailboat between dolphins and turtles? You would prefer waking up to the sounds of waves splashing against your sailboat instead of the sounds of cars and busses? No worries we got you covered on […]

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Sailing Holidays 101

Best sailing destinations of 2020 in the Mediterranean Sea

And it seems another 365 days have passed. But this time, we have spent 263 of those days living on a sailboat! We feel more than happy to be able to say that. We are incredibly thankful for all the great opportunities and experiences we were able to have this year, thanks to our decision […]

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Sailboat Tech 101

5 Presents every Sailor will love

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Soon the bells will start. And the thing that will make them ring. Is the carol that you sing right within your heart. Oh, sorry for getting lost in this classic Christmas song. But yes I am one of those people who are looking forward to lights […]

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Boatlife 101

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

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 […]

How we moved aboard our sailboat and became sailing digital nomads in 6 months

3 years have passed since we moved a board our sailboat ForTuna. But not one day passes were I do not think back to how all this started. How the idea of becoming sailing digital nomads was formed. How we went from the idea of liveaboards to moving on board of our Beneteau Oceanis ForTuna […]

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Boatlife 101

best pizza dough without oven (sailboat recipes)

Yes, we are Italian, and yes, it’s hard for us to survive without our weekly Pizza, but honestly, who could blame us? Isn’t Pizza just one of the most amazing dishes out there? So figuring out the best pizza dough recipe for boats was a must for us. Unfortunately, its popularity caused the creation of […]

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Boatlife 101

Freediving in Cyprus (log15)

We continue with our adventure and finish the installation of our new radar. Getting the cables through the mast is quite a tricky thing but we found a way at the end to pull trough three new cables 😉 For now we decided to use our Radar only via WiFi and not install the data […]

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Boatlife 101

Installing AIS 700 and a Quantum Radar on our Beneteau Oceanis 393 (log14)

It is time to prepare our sailboat for the Atlantic crossing! First actions on the list? Installing AIS and Radar.

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Boatlife 101

Losing the boom at sea (log13)

Not every crossing goes as planned! We finally hoist the sails and leave Israel behind us, but on our sail to Cyprus we encounter our first serious problem.

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Boatlife 101

When it’s all about boatworks (log12)

Ready to start Sailing Season 2020? We have spent the last two months in Herzliya marina close to Tel Aviv, Israel and can not wait to finally set sail again. But before we are able to start sailing season 2020 and set sail for Larnaca, Cyprus, we have still to fix a lot of things on our sailboat ForTuna. Follow along to see how we fix our sail, repair our leaky galley window, reorganise our sailboat storage for longer passages and how get ForTuna ready for sailing season 2020!