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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is time to prepare our sailboat for the Atlantic crossing! First actions on the list? Installing AIS and Radar.
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.
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!
It was time for us to leave Italy and head to Greece. After one last pizza, which we still dream of, we left the most southern tip of Italy’s heel and headed to Korfu. The crossing was luckily very calm, and we managed to sail some hours in very light wind. We arrived with the […]