Couple Living Full-Time on a Sailboat for 5 Years & Sailing Around the World

We’re excited to share a full tour & interview with Nick & Terysa, a couple who quit their jobs as a dentist/paramedic and moved onto a sailboat 5 years ago. Once living aboard, it took them a year to prepare for the long-term travel adventure and they’ve since been sailing full-time for 4 years and counting. They’ve crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice, have sailed around Europe, the Caribbean, and the East Coast of the US; and they have plans to eventually circumnavigate the globe. You can follow their adventures and learn how they do it on their channel, Sailing Yacht Ruby Rose:

It’s always a scary thing to pursue your passion and to choose a lifestyle that’s off the beaten path. These two certainly admit it was a scary and stressful transition, and it took them three years to get rid of their stuff, sell Nick’s dental practice, find the right boat, and rent out their apartment so they could give it a go. And even though it’s not always easy, they say the past 4 years have been the best years of their lives.

To earn a living while they sail, they rent out an apartment in London, they earn income from YouTube where they share vlogs and tips for people who want to try living on a boat, too, and they also have a Patreon page:

We were almost able to cross paths with these two when we were in Portugal last year but it didn’t work out, so we want to say a big thank you to Nick & Terysa for filming & sharing their story with us 🙂

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle


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Nick and Terysa from Sailing Yacht Ruby Rose

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