I Want to Sail Around the World

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    Yes, please! and this time,

    not on a naval vessel dressed in dungarees. thank yoooou.
    hollygee hollygee
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Living Aboard

    Sailing around the world would be amazing. Currently, my boyfriend and I live aboard our sailboat and are sailing in the Eastern Caribbean. We sailed down here October of 2011 from the east coast of the United States. I have to say, I'm enjoying the Caribbean winter weather...
    Adriftin Adriftin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2013

    I was ENCHANTED by Pippi Longstocking.

    Oh the life she must have had!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 12, 2014

    Still Looking At Boats

    STILL LOOKING BUT I HAVE SEEN A FEW THAT I DID LIKE SO FAR
    o3118152 o3118152
    26-30, M
    Aug 21, 2013

    I have steamed around the world.

    But I was to sail. First with a crew and then a solo circumnavigation. I have mariner credientials as a junior engineer.
    mike2849 mike2849
    26-30, M
    Jan 5, 2014

    The Dream

    i cant get it out of my mind everyday its with me all the time nagging away like toothach iwant to sail the rest of my life away through the french canals to the med then to the canerys then across the atlantic to st lucia through the carribean then perhaps the pacific to tonga I...
    captaincoconut captaincoconut
    16-17, M
    Jun 12, 2007

    Arr Matey

    Sail around the world and tell em all to sing it out, lalalalala! No, but seriously. I think it'd be fun to see the world by boat. I love the smell of the sea, it's absolutely invigorating. I love adventures. And I know sailing on a boat doesn't make you a pirate, but in my world...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire
    18-21, F
    Jun 15, 2011

    There Is This Cruise Liner, I Don't Know It's Name.....

    There is a cruise liner, I don't know it's name but apparently you can buy a cabin for one million dollars and cruise all around the world non stop.  If i ever publish that best selling novel I'm going to buy myself a cabin and I'm going to be a citizen of the world and...
    GemmaRavenBird GemmaRavenBird
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2010

    Sailing Away

    I've been on the water since I was 2 and took a steamship to Germany to reunite with my Army father in 1963.  My mom says I was the only one on the boat who wasn't seasick.  I've never been seasick.  I've always felt funny living away from water.  We lived on a coast most of...
    zen4pam zen4pam
    46-50
    1 Response Jan 21, 2011

    The Tunisian Revolution ( Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tunisian_revolution )

    The Tunisian revolution is an intensive campaign of civil resistance, including a series of street demonstrations taking place in Tunisia. The events began in December 2010 and led to the ousting of longtime President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. Street demonstrations...
    wolfman89 wolfman89
    22-25, M
    Jan 7, 2012

    Second Time Lucky. Building A Yacht To Sail The World With My Family.

    I am building a yacht, together with my family, in order to go sailing wherever the wind blows us. I am writing a book about our new adventures which will be a window into my Family’s Adventures as we re-embark on a Journey that began over twenty years ago and we had to...
    DonDarkes DonDarkes
    56-60, M
    Aug 12, 2012

    Heck Yea

    I'd love to sail from Florida to western Europe and then make my way around there for like a month, and sail back. That would be awesome.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    26-30, F
    Jun 4, 2008

    Join Me and 200,000 People As I Sail Around the World!!!

    Sign up with Out to Sea and Overboard today and join our maiden voyage as we sail around the world! Out to Sea and Overboard prides itself in organizing massive sailing excursions that round our globe. Millions of people have a dream to sail around the world.  Finally...
    mona1lisa1 mona1lisa1
    22-25, M
    Aug 23, 2007

    Do I Have to Wait Until I'm Retired?

    "I want it now!" Veruca shouted. And I understand how she felt. I'm not a religious person and I'm not sure about an afterlife. So it's a horrible tragedy to get caught up in the mundane aspects of this existence when it might be the only one. What if I finally start my voyage...
    hellosailor hellosailor
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 13, 2006

    Greeting Everyone!! I have wanted to buy a

    catamaran & sail the world for years. From the sailors I have talked to, that have circumnavigated the globe, they have said it is pure Freedom. Nothing but You, your boat and the great, wide ocean. I long for that kind of freedom!!
    TerrestrialWoden0783 TerrestrialWoden0783
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    Join The Crew

    I would love to join the crew, probably of an Australian yacht, and spend the better prt of a year sailing around the world. Do a Vasco de Gama, a Francis Drake, and circumnavigate the globe. Whether I'd be able to spend the whole time naked will be dependent on crew and weather...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2013

    Can't Wait

    Lately I haven't been able to swim. Due to the whole seasons changing thing and well, I'm broke. I really want to be out on the water. Can't wait until I save up enough money and run it buy my mom to go on a vacation and go on a cruise or rent a boat this coming summer.When I'm...
    MeiAtraAla MeiAtraAla
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2012

    Peace Not War

    As live over half a century and not in one place ,I know the world that I want to see now is the only choice I am making it my self ,Sailing around the world ,in the name of, peace not war ,and I am the only Afghan to become a sea man ,who crossed the seas.I will present the real...
    Dustine Dustine
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 29, 2009

    All It Takes Is Desire and Guts.

    I sailed around the world when I was 14-19 years old. That was back in 1964-69. I’ve sailed a lot of other places since, mostly the West cost of North and South America. I just returned from cruising the Iberian Peninsula and West Africa (I even went up the Gambia River 150...
    Everyman Everyman
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2007

    Oh Yes!!!

    this is something that has always been like a dream for me lol, to sail around the world, and get away from all stresses of everyday life and see all the beauty that this world has to offer especially on the high seas!!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Sep 12, 2010

    Join Me and 200,000 People As I Sail Around the World!!!

    Sign up with Out to Sea and Overboard today and join our maiden voyage as we sail around the world! Out to Sea and Overboard prides itself in organizing massive sailing excursions that round our globe. Millions of people have a dream to sail around the world.  Finally...
    mona1lisa1 mona1lisa1
    22-25, M
    Aug 23, 2007

    Hope Is A Good Word

    I'm new to this, the reason I joined is ( I love sailboats ) My intention is to own a modest boat and sail to destinations unknown. I sort of know where I am going but not for how long, I'll play it by ear and see where it takes me. I've had this dream for 15 years, I'd like to...
    shootakite shootakite
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 3, 2011

    I have always wanted to buy a Catamaran(40-50

    ft), outfit it for long range cruising and spend the rest of my life sailing the world's oceans. I have always had a Spirit of Wanderlust & always loved the sea. What better place to make a life then to come and go as I please on the ocean.
    TerrestrialWoden83 TerrestrialWoden83
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

    Something New.

    I want to sail around the world, why? Because then I wouldn't have to worry, I could let all my worries and fears be washed away with the endless waves. I'd be able to see new and amazing worlds and have a carefree life, not always worrying about how we'll pay the rent next month...
    XxLoneFoxxX XxLoneFoxxX
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2011

    Leaving the Trees For the Water

    I'm 59.5 and have never sailed.  I take my first lessons on White Bear Lake, MN in July 2007.  I plan to sail around the world when I'm 63.  Right now I'm reading the book by Hal Roth.  Can I get a better deal on a 40 foot boat on the east coast or the west...
    wildrider99 wildrider99
    56-60, M
    May 4, 2007

    Looking For Advice

    Iam planning to sail round the globe in 2011 , I would really appreciate whatever advice experience sailors could give in areas like choosing a boat , Preperations,Training,Selecting crew,Routes , trip management etc.
    byat byat
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2010

    Shipwrecked On My First Sailing Adventure And Now I Going To Go Sailing Again.

    Hi. My name is Don Darkes. The first time I took my sailing yacht offshore, and together with my young family, we sailed across the Indian ocean, arrived at Madagascar and experienced the unique joy and excitement shared by a handful of lunatics and explorers, I thought I would...
    DonDarkes DonDarkes
    56-60, M
    Aug 12, 2012

    I have been interested in sail boats

    since I was old enough to know what they were. Once I read "Sailing Alone Around the World" by Joshua Slocum, I had something to dream about. Spending time in the Mediterranean Sea on a ship really kicked up my interest in sailing around the world. If only I could quite my...
    lookingxyz2014 lookingxyz2014
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    And I Know Just Who With

    And I know just who with I can't imagine anything more wonderful than spending time at sea with the person you love, sailing areund the world and experiencing the sights together
    titfortattoo titfortattoo
    36-40, F
    Nov 10, 2007

    Leaving the Trees For the Water

    I'm 59.5 and have never sailed.  I take my first lessons on White Bear Lake, MN in July 2007.  I plan to sail around the world when I'm 63.  Right now I'm reading the book by Hal Roth.  Can I get a better deal on a 40 foot boat on the east coast or the west...
    wildrider99 wildrider99
    56-60, M
    May 4, 2007

    Sailing Away

    i've only been on a yacht once,that was in australia,i went for a days sailing off of cairns.i really enjoyed it & promised myself i'd buy a boat & take up sailing as a kind of hobbie,....i just never got round to it.i love the idea of just sailing away,powered by the wind...
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Sep 12, 2010

    Around The North Atlantic

    Hello sailors *in camp voice* lol I really want to sail around a part of the world, by unconventional means (more about that in a moment) someday before I get too old for it. I want to circumnavigate the north Atlantic, clockwise, from the UK. I'd like to leave the UK in Autumn...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012

    2014 Circumnavigation Aboard 44' Nauticat

    I begin my circumnavigation 2014. Sailing aboard a 44ft Pilothouse, (ketch rigged). I would love to know if anyone else will be heading West CA to HI. It's my fiance and myself. We will be looking for another able body or 2 as we get closer to launch. Yes the dreaded night...
    tom1762 tom1762
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2012

    Who Wants To Come With Me?

    I have access to a contessa32 sailboat which needs work but is eminently seaworthy. I would like to take a leisurely sail maybe even take 5 years to visit many countries. I am an electronics engineer with experience of Raymarine equipment. If I can find others with different...
    erfaan56 erfaan56
    51-55
    1 Response Mar 18, 2011

    Join Me and 200,000 People As I Sail Around the World!!!

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    mona1lisa1 mona1lisa1
    22-25, M
    Aug 23, 2007

    Since I was a kid I always wanted to sail

    around the world. That's atleast the last thing I want to do before I die.
    BlueEyesTeumer BlueEyesTeumer
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2013

    Sailing The Farm - Join Our Sailing/boatbuilding Coop.

    will soon start to work on interior/upholstry, woodwork and sail-sewing. We build the boat for sailing for fun in the future (to Middle Kingdom and onwards), so its not for commercial use! If you would like to volunteer for giving a helping hand it would be great! The...
    zeyang zeyang
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 15, 2010

    It is heard one thing,

    think of it after deep feelings, to get here today to talk to you, I hope we can be harvested after listening. Once, a jaw crusher manufacturers in india company recruited a new batch of students, their entry is assigned to each branch after work. Machinery manufacturing...
    crusherfamily crusherfamily
    31-35, M
    Dec 4, 2013

    Steel plant blast furnace slag is discharged

    waste in the production process. At present, the slag into the slag powder ground, the same amount instead of cement, either turning waste into treasure, and can reduce production of cement needed for mining resources is an important way to develop recycling economy and...
    crusherfamily crusherfamily
    31-35, M
    Dec 3, 2013

    Perpetual Circumnavigation

    I would like to be on a perpetual Circumnavigation.
    SailCaptain SailCaptain
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Nov 16, 2009
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