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Working remotely while Sailing with Saltbreaker – Interview With a Cruiser – Sailing Vessel Delos

Questions with timestamps below guys 🙂 Two brothers decide to put normal working life aside and follow their dreams of sailing around the world! Sounds familiar?!?!?! They bought a Valiant 32, fixed her up, and paid for the trip by working as they go on random technical jobs using satellite internet. These guys are the real deal and some of the most interesting people we’ve met out sailing. Totally cool, young cruisers with the right mindset. Glad we got to hang out with you guys 🙂 XXOO The Delos Crew

01:01 Where is Saltbreaker from?
01:20 When did the dream of sailing start?
02:30 How did you start working towards your dream?
03:30 What kind of boat is Saltbreaker?
03:38 What year was Saltbreaker made?
03:43 What happened after you bought Saltbreaker, boat-work etc.
04:30 What does a Valiant 32ft cost?
04:53 Did you guys have money saved up for the trip, living expenses etc. ?
05:39 How do you make money while sailing?
08:13 Lauren, when did you come on the boat?
09:53 How far did you plan the trip when you left the US?
10:49 How Alex fund his travels now through editing jobs
12:12 How do you do an editing job while sailing?
13:14 How expensive is your BGAN Inmarsat satellite internet?
14:23 Lauren, are you also working remotely now?
17:49 Alex, how did you get on the boat?
19:31 Alex, when was the first time you where crew on a boat?
20:15 Alex are you doing any work now?
20:27 How do you divide/trade your time onboard Saltbreaker if all of you aren’t always sailing together?
23:22 What is it like to sail solo for 35 days across the Indian Ocean?
24:03 Sailing by yourself what kind of sleeping schedule where you on?
25:19 What’s your plans from here? (Cape Town)
27:05 What are you maintenance and living expenses sailing around the world on Saltbreaker?

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