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Swinging for the fences

These guys figured that the way to learn how to sail a boat was to start by building their own boat from trees on the family farm. The Mind of a Boat Builder – Acorn to Arabella is an interview with two 30 somethings who decided the thing to do with their lives was to build a boat. From their website:

We are building a 38’ sailboat from stump to ship, once completed she will take us around the world. We hope to inspire and educate as many people as possible along the way. Join us on our journey and let us show you that with a bit of dedication, good company and some old school smarts even the wildest of dreams can be made to come true!

Financing is via YouTube and Patreon and volunteers and contributions. It’s learn as you go, pay as you go, one thing at a time. There are many interesting stories here from what it takes to build an ocean worthy sailboat to an attitude towards life.