Ian started living in his 1978 Hedonist Yatch, “BLOWN AWAY” back in 2000. He spent his free time making the boat livable, completely reconstructing the hull and repainting the lime-green exterior. His background in marine engineering definitely helped!
About 5 years ago he met Natalie, who now lives in the sailboat with him, and the couple enjoy their off-grid sailboat life, staying at anchor and sailing to avoid pricey marina fees. They choose to sleep in the saloon so they can fall asleep to starry-night views. Could you live on the water?
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Couple’s 1970s Off-Grid Sailboat & Life At Anchor
The spend much of their time up here!
Ian and Natalie inside the sailboat
They have a dingy for getting back to land.
VIDEO: 20 Years of Off The Grid Living on a Sailboat
- Ian was a marine engineer
- Natalie grew up sailing
- 1978 Hedonist Yatch
- Ian made it live-and-sail-able
- Ian has lived on it for 20 years
- Natalie joined him about 4 years ago
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