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. 

Enjoy!

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  1. Hi Papa Delos here , Brian and Bradys Dad , what a great podcast . I never get tired of hearing my sons voice , close my eyes and picture 40 +years with him in my thoughts. Thank you for making it possible

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  2. Great interview. I highly recommend it

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  3. Super. Awesome, informative. I so enjoyed this. Thank you

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  4. Excellent interview! I've been watching SV Delos videos for at least 3 years now and I learned even more about Brian and crew while listening to your pod cast than I knew before. Thank you very much!

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  5. Great interview, but then i am addicted to anything with SV Delos in the sentence :)

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  6. Best picture of you guys yet! Fun spontaneity
    , health & vitality all rolled into one!

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  7. When they left Mexico Brian was with a different girl and Brady was solo. When they got to New Zealand that girl wasn't with Brian any more and we never heard anything about it. I've heard Brian telling his story a few times but this detail is always missing. I'm curious what happened there!

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  8. Brian, you one of a kind. From the get go, you've taken a common sense and logical path, not just to sailing but to life in general. Your not going to get much more than you put into it. Thanks for the journey.

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