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Get inspired to live a life aboard!

Quotes, Movies, Books, and More to Inspire Sailors

This section is packed with inspirational content to get you ready for your next sailing adventure or even world travel while living on a sailboat.

There are many ways to get motivation and excitement for your next adventure on the water and many different avenues for gaining inspiration.

The open water is a beautiful place, but it’s also an intimidating one. It can be challenging to stay motivated and keep pushing yourself toward the goals that will get you out there exploring the sailing lifestyle.

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”

– Oprah Winfrey

We’ll share popular inspirational sailing quotes, movies, songs, and books that will keep you reaching for freedom and prepare you for your new life as a sailor.

To help get you motivated and inspired for the sailing lifestyle, here are a few of the lists and resources we’ll provide.

  • Sailor sayings and inspirational quotes about the sailing life
  • Sailing movies, documentaries, and songs about sailing and the ocean
  • Sailing books with stories from sailors as well as books about how to live on a sailboat
  • YouTube channels and Instagram accounts from sailors that share their stories and experiences living on a sailboat

We’ll share the above and other sources of inspiration for life moving with the wind!

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