Tag Archives: Sailing

Traveler’s Tax

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia Here is an important bit of travelers’ etiquette that you should become aware of: When you join a long-term traveler, you need to be ready to pay the tax. Related posts: House or Travel? Life passing us … Continue reading

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Sailing Around the World: Is It Safe?

Is it safe? Throughout our journey, many of our friends and family members have been concerned about how dangerous it can be to travel.  Obviously we all know that some things are inherently safe like staying at an all inclusive … Continue reading

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Choices

Karumba, QLD, AUS New Years is the closest thing we have to a completely worldwide recognized holiday. Though some Asian cultures don’t celebrate the changing of the Gregorian calendar (no relation to Greg, but don’t tell him that ;-), the … Continue reading

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Working for a bed

Pittwater, NSW, AU Living for free as volunteer crew on someone else’s yacht sounds all well and good while you’ve got a boat to live on but we are often asked what we do when we’re between yachts. Our first few months … Continue reading

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Find a fleet

You want the real secret we used to find ships to travel around the world with?  How we were able to find a ride in Tahiti before we even pulled into port?  Well, here it is: Find a fleet.  Travel … Continue reading

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Getting your first crew gig

Ok so after deciding the cruising thing is for you, Testing it out and finding you like it And deciding that you, for starters at least, will grab a ride with a costal cruiser You’re oh so patiently waiting for … Continue reading

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Bluewater cruising

Up until now we have been talking about a successive series of experiences to build up your sailing experience before taking “the big leap”.  We talked about how to test out sailing, how to build experience in your local area … Continue reading

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Coastal Cruising

Sailing around the world for free on someone else’s luxury yacht sounds like a doable thing for you huh?  You took our advice on how to test the waters with sailing and did a local trial class or joined the … Continue reading

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But how much does it cost!?

Enroute Coff’s Harbour, AU As many of you know the main question we get when it come to how get started as volunteer crew is how to deal with seasickness. The second most often asked question is similar to the … Continue reading

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Passing the Poo

Opua, New Zealand Those extra 2 weeks we spent in Opua were put to good use.  Since we had a paying gig this time, we didn’t just take off and go exploring ashore.  Instead, we did boat work.  What kind … Continue reading

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