Sailing lifestyle is popular among couples.
Here’s an exploration of how sailing together can be a transformative experience under the themes of adventure and freedom, strong relationships, and physical and mental improvement. The lifestyle is popular for a variety of reasons:
Simplicity and Minimalism: Living on a boat is a simple life where relationships should be managed just like every day on the earth, and each member has an important and often vital role to play. Sailing is a lifestyle dominated by minimalism, with the slogan “less is more”.
Environmental Consciousness: The sailing lifestyle is strongly connected with environmental protection. Living on a boat makes you much more conscious about resources and benefits such as water, fuel or electricity.
Adventure and Freedom: Every sailing is an adventure, and for a few or many days, the boat will be your home, so you have to respect it and protect it, and “she” will do the same for you and much more: wildlife to be seen, sunrises and sunsets, the wind in your hair, a total and incredible sense of freedom.
Strong Relationships: Living on a boat can be challenging. New routines, tight spaces, disagreements, rough seas, water shortage, canned food…anything can happen. But this is life on a sailboat, a big adventure!
A perk about the sailboat is that you get to know local cultures, which is harder to do when you travel by plane. Another benefit they mentioned is the bonds you make with other sailors, who you end up bumping into at various ports all over the world.
The sailing lift style is the occasion of an improvement of your body flexibility and mental concentration1.
However, it’s important to note that while this lifestyle has many perks, there are also downsides, such as travel fatigue and costs. It’s not always as glamorous as it seems.