Discover Yourself And Your Relationship Through Boat Life

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Over 70% of the Earth is Ocean and Living the Boat Life offers you access to some of the most beautiful views that may never be experienced by land travel. However, life on the boat is not always easy.

In this episode, Ryan and Sophie from ryanandsophiesailing talks about how they got into a life of sailing, and the challenges behind it. 
We talk about the extreme highs and lows, some unseen pitfalls and tips for success in this lifestyle. Ryan and Sophie share the raw truth behind difficulties in juggling a romantic relationship on board a limited space amidst sometimes challenging sea conditions, and their coping mechanisms.
That said, we discuss how travel has changed our perspectives and create growth personally and in the relationships we have with people.

  • 00:42: Introduction
  • 2:53: Transiting to the sailing life
  • 05:51: Buying a sailboat as a beginner
  • 10:30: A different form of travel experience
  • 19:30: Dealing with seasickness
  • 26:53: Managing couple relations while dealing with challenges of sailing
  • 36:43: Sailing & traveling alone vs as a couple
  • 41:32: Personal growth and reflections from travel
  • 45:56: Managing work with sailing
  • 52:15: Biggest challenges in leading a boat life
  • 58:12: Quick fire questions and tips from Ryan and Sophie




Book Your Flight

I usually use a combination of 2-3 of the following search engines to find cheap flights: Skyscanner, Momondo, Google Flights

Find Your Accommodation is my usual platform for finding accommodation options as they have one of the largest selections. Hostelworld is great for booking hostels. For more private or long term accommodation, Airbnb is my go-to platform.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is important for to protect yourself against unforeseen circumstances. I usually look at a few insurance companies depending on my travel needs.
  • SafetyWings for Travel Health Insurance
  • IMG Global for added Insurance when doing activities outside of usual coverage
Packing for your trip? Check out the packing list for ideas on what to bring

For more travel resources, check out my resources page for best platforms and companies to use when you travel.

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Welcome To NomadsUnveiled
This is Rax. For over a decade, I have traveled to over 60 countries - from a budget backpacker to a business traveler, expat and then a digital nomad. You can find insights and perspectives from myself and other world travelers that will inspire your journey of discovery.


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