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12 boredom-busting freebies and discounts for boaters

With many folks stuck inside at the moment, sailing content creators and the boating industry have come together to offer some awesome freebies and discounts. It’s a great time to be brushing up on your boating knowledge or simply escaping with a salty book or documentary. Consider supporting small marine businesses. We know money is …

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Get paid to write for boating magazines

Ever wondered how to write for boating magazines? Whether you’re looking to generate income while cruising, want to become a full-time writer, or just have a couple of stories you’d like to see in print, Selling Your Writing to the Boating Magazines (and Other Niche Mags) is the ultimate guide and the book that Robin and …

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When peer to peer boat rental is cheaper than owning a boat

When peer to peer boat rental is cheaper than owning a boat Tired of paying marina fees? Renting a boat might be cheaper than owning one. Robin and I have owned 3 boats (2 sail, 1 power) over the last 5 years and lately, with the emergence of peer to peer boating, we’ve been wondering, …

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Buy low, sell high, sail for free – the art of sailboat arbitrage

Sailboat Arbitrage If you’re looking for a way to finance your cruising, or perhaps you just want to sell your boat for what you bought it for, arbitrage (buying and selling in order to take advantage of price differences across markets) is a legitimate way to meet your goals. Before leaving on a cruise from …

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From desk job & debt to sailing entrepreneur

  These days, many people are touting the benefits of nomadic living and passive income streams, but how realistic is it? Elin Rose of Sailopreneur shares her story of transitioning from the burden of a desk job and student debt to the freedom of being a sailing ecommerce entrepreneur (with over $12K in monthly sales!). …

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How to Write for Sailing Magazines

Sailing and writing go hand in hand.  Almost every sailor I know has a blog or website or keeps a journal of their experiences.  And there seems to be a ready appetite for sailing related stories.  It captures the imagination and transports the reader to a far away place of romance and adventure, and quite …

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Sailing around the world on a budget

Whether you’re planning on sailing around the world or cruising local waters, there are several ways to dramatically cut costs. Today’s guest poster cruises on just £500 a month! We’re very excited to have Elena of Sailing Kittiwake sharing her secrets for cruising on the cheap.  —– Even though there are plenty of sailing vlogs …

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