We are not the only crazy family out there with a commitment to explore voyaging as a way of life, an urge to become self-sufficient citizens of the sea and the courage to cut the lines. Other cruising families:
sv-totem.blogspot.com.au – Another nomadic Aussie family sailing around the world. We haven’t met them yet but hope to share a remote anchorage or two before too long. Check out Behan’s beautiful blog for more details on their journey.
anasaziracing.blogspot.co.uk – Speed is all I can say. Three kids on a racing boat!
toastfloats.com – A cruising family which started years ago in Seattle swallowed the anchor and is now settled in for the long haul in Bayswater, New Zealand.
www.windtraveler.net – A young couple and their baby girl sailing around the world.
zachaboard.blogspot.com.au – Two kids. A boat. A dream afloat. Beautiful pictures and great kids craft ideas.
maiaaboard.blogspot.com.au – Diane, Evan and their teenage daughter Maia from Vancouver share their multi-year sailing trip aboard their heavily renovated 40′ Wood’s Meander catamaran, including home-schooling and other adventures.
sailingwithsophie.com – a beautiful Aussie family sailing Australia on their Martzcraft 35 (Aussie build) with their little daughter
saltykisses.net – a family who just had their fifth crew member in the Bahamas: “We don’t have a lot of sailing experience under our belt but if you’re not willing to learn new skills then you will make it nowhere in life.”
wanderingdolphin.blogspot.co.uk – a family of SEVEN (!!!) sailing the world
…some without kids
pacificsailors.com – Taking pictures. Leaving Wakes. A sailing couple in their late 30s sharing their journey.
tenayatravels.com – A retired couple sharing their sailing adventures which commenced in Europe and have taken them all the way to Australia.
zerotocruising.com – from total sailing newbies to live-aboards
List to be expanded. If you are out there and would like to be on here, please get in touch. Nothing more inspiring than hearing that it’s absolutely humanly possible to live one’s dreams.
Cruising links we like
www.noonsite.com – aims to provide a one-stop website featuring essential information on all matters of interest to sailors planning an offshore voyage anywhere in the world, whether already underway or still in the preparatory stages
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Youtube links too good not to share (and no, life’s not only about sailing!):
www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbF-4LOOC5c – Why women are different to men and vice versa by Amanda Gore. Hilarious five minute talk!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqhcPyRG30Y – Animal voice over which never fails to make me laugh.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JmA2ClUvUY – Twin toddlers having a serious conversation. Hilarious!