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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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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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Sailing Itinerary – 2 weeks in Sicily

The perfect sailing itinerary for a one or two week sail in Sicily, Italy

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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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The most beautiful place to sail to in Italy

Many of you now probably expect Cinque Terre, Capri or Amalfi, but sorry to disappoint, the most beautiful and rarely mentioned place to sail to is Gallipoli. Gallipoli has been named the most beautiful beach by trip advisor in 2019, yet rarely people think about sailing there. As beautiful the beach and water are from […]

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Strait of Messina: a guide for sailors – all you need to know to navigate the strait safely

The Strait of Messina, feared by sailors, inhabited by mythological animals and named in greek and roman legends, has made quite a name for himself. But no need to fear we have gathered all the information necessary to sail the strait safely. Discover our 5 steps for sailing the strait of Messina and you will be good to navigate your Sailboat through the strait of Messina

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Tropea – 3 reasons why you should sail there

Located in the south of Italy, Tropea was not on our original route. But the beauty of living on a sailboat is the freedom in making changes last minute. After visiting the famous Stromboli (for the second time 🙂 ) the wind was more favorable to sail to Tropea than to Sicily, so off we […]

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3 tips for sailing in the Aeolian Islands

The Aeolian Islands are world-famous for their steep cliffs, black and white beaches, and the most active volcano in the world. And what better way is there than to explore an island by sailboat? So here’re our 3 tips for sailing in the Aeolian islands. Plan ahead If you would like to visit the most […]

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5 best sailing spots in Sardegna, Italy

We have been cruising in Sardegna for over a month and have been lucky to sail to extremely beautiful spots along the Eastcoast. Sardegna can be pretty hard on sailors due to the Maestrale, a strong wind from the north, which fills your sails and keeps you up at night. Therefore we decided to share […]