There’s more to sailing than sailing. Sailing is what you do after everything has been done, like lift the sails, check the direction of the wind, wind the ropes… just like having a fire after you have chopped the wood and set it aflame.
It’s a totally different orientation. The boat becomes our home. We live, cook and sleep on water. We visit people and markets and cafes on land, take hikes, then we come back home.
We sail to hidden coves to swim and watch a sunset while sipping a really good local wine. We hear stories of how people lived off the sea, while we make our own fish stew and tell our own stories. We get lost in thought, a good book, and swoon at the moon. We get away, but closer to the essence of ourselves.
It’s a gentle floating retreat on the Mediterranean Sea.
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