Ep. 559: Eleven Years Living at Sea and Counting - Brian Trautman
Have you ever wanted to just quit your job, sell your house and head out on an adventure for a decade? Yeah, me too. Today we chat with someone who actually did that and is still doing it, Brian Trautman.
After being unsatisfied with the “perfect job”, house, car, etc., he came across a book about sailing across the ocean and knew that was what he needed to do with his life.
He sold everything he owned, bought a boat, and sailed to New Zealand from Seattle. That first experience started a trend that would extend for more than a decade and lead to countless adventures that have been chronicled on his YouTube channel: Sailing SV Delos, gaining over 100 million views in the process.
To date, Brian has visited 6 continents, 40 countries, and crossed every ocean on his 53 foot Ketch.
Athletic Brewing Company is a pioneer in craft non-alcoholic beer. They make great-tasting beer for the healthy, active, modern adult. Athletic uses certified all-organic grains and only 50-70 calories a can. With IPA, Golden Ale, stouts, and tons of seasonal style offerings. Save 15% by using ADVENTURE at athleticbrewing.com @athleticbrewing
ASP is also sponsored by CS Instant Coffee. CS Instant Coffee is 100% Arabica Instant Coffee. Their compostable packaging provides guilt-free convenience that is perfect for the trail, office, and fitness. Visit csinstant.coffee and use promo code 'Adventure' for 20% off at csinstant.coffee @c.s.coffee
If you're in need of some personalized advice before buying your gear, go to backpacktribe.com. You're not only able to purchase the gear you need on their website but talk with someone with the experience and know-how. They also offer gear bundles and free shipping. @backpacktribal
Support the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcast
Call and leave us a voicemail at 812-MAIL-POD or 812-624-5763 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org