The Money-Go-Round

When you are off cruising or traveling, having some money to spend is usually pretty important. Especially if you are wanting to eat and sleep with a roof over your head. We are just back from a sailing trip in New Caledonia with some friends and had a couple of interesting money related experiences… Here…

Saving to go Sailing

Whether you are planning on buying a yacht and sailing off in to the sunset, or if you have no intention of doing that but you do plan to retire at some stage – then this post is for you! Saving for your retirement is a hot topic here in New Zealand. At the ripe…

How to set up a blog before you go sailing!

I started writing this blog back in February 2014 and I have learnt so much in that time! If you are planning on having a blog for keeping track of your sailing adventures I would recommend that you start early to enable you to get your head around a few things before you head off. My…

Annual Budget

As I think of things I am going to add them in to here to make up a budget of what we are likely to spend while we are sailing. I have some friends in Asia at the moment and they have also been through the Pacific. They seem to manage to get by on…