I told you I’d have some good news soon. Paul and I had had a tough time of it recently and what’s kept us going is escaping into sailing channels on YouTube like La Vagabone and recently, Sailing Fair Isle.

While we watched we realised that we have a story to tell too. We’re not a young couple sailing the world living on our boat. We’re a couple with careers that require us to be here, and young children still in school. For these reasons we just steal time when we can to head to the boat. Kind of like mini-retirements each year over the summer.

It’s looking unlikely that we’ll get to the boat anytime soon given the tragic pandemic. I’m using this time to up-skill by learning how to edit video, something I have a new respect for as it’s so time consuming! Here is the result of a few weeks of fiddling around with quite a few tips from a friend.

Head over to the new YouTube channel, SailingSavvy, and subscribe to be notified of new videos hopefully every Monday.