To some, boating is not just a recreation or a hobby, it is a way of life. Boat enthusiast or not, anyone will enjoy sailing. And a few took it an extra mile to chronicle their journeys aboard their vessels.
Many boating enthusiasts have stories full of adventure, passion, and inspiration. Young and the “not so young”, all have their stories to share. BoatU.S. listed down five boating bloggers worth following. Here’s what’s on their list.
Welcome the couple Bryan and Laura Merrick. And while you think there are just two people onboard, wait ‘til you meet their two lovely kids Avery and Leslie. This family spends most of their time aboard the ‘All In’, a 1994 Hunter Legend 37.5.
The life of Alex Benson onboard the Selene 53 trawler ‘Wild Blue’ began 2008. His voyage from Mexico to Alaska is chronicled on his blog.
This retired real estate agent hailing from California details his voyage very well, with incidents and observations. He even has videos that show you how it is really like to live a life on a boat.
Riley and Elayna are an Australian couple. They have videos on their ocean journey anybody can watch on Youtube. This duo is not like any other sailing couples out there. They have conquered the Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean and Caribbean Oceans.
And looking at the blog, it is pretty obvious what this tough guy is obsessed about — the life of fishing. Carter “Big Boy” Andrews is an accomplished fishing guide. A love of the open water and the love for fishing is a total combo for a blog to keep yourself updated with.
And the blog is not just about fishing, it is also about travel and food. Big Boy also keeps video of all his adventures he puts on the blog. There’s no dull moment with this man.
You’ll be amazed by this next sailing-blogging-power couple. Ryan and Nicole have a very inspiring story. Ryan was a champion sailor and world-class athlete. In 1996, he was diagnosed with an incurable degenerative muscle condition.
But that didn’t stop this man, With the help of Nicole and some of their friends, they continue on sailing in the French Polynesian Seas aboard the ‘Naoma’.
Inspired by these bloggers’ stories of adventure and inspiration? You, too, can set out on your own journey across the open seas!
It all starts with having a watercraft. Talking to a boat loan provider and discovering your financial options will help you determine what vessel you can afford. A lender will be willing to help you find possible ways to fund a boat. They too can help you get in touch with boat manufacturers or sellers to you’d know more about the vessel before you purchase one.
Begin your sailing adventure today and create your own amazing stories to share!