How You Can Sail the Marquesas on the Slow Boat in 2017

See never before seen footage of Sahia and Ben in Season 2 of Slow Boat Sailing! We are giving away berths in the South Pacific and so much more to viewers like you who support the videos and podcast on

Slow Boat Sailing is making a podcast and vlog about sailing around the world part-time. The podcast interviews the most interesting cruising sailors in the world, including the crew of SV Delos, White Spot Pirates, Chase the Story, Sailing Miss Lone Star, Wicked Salty, SV Prism, and many more. This costs time and money and we love our supporters who subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, and YouTube as well as those who support us on Patreon.

We will be running contest where our most loyal Patreon supporters can become part of our crew literally as we explore the paradise islands of the South Pacific.

When we hit $80 per round the world vlog episode or podcast episode, I will give away up to 2 weeks in a private berth for two to one of our Patrons. Patrons will be randomly selected based on their long-term support on Patreon. This is several thousand dollar value. Captained charters of similarly sized monohulls usually exceed $400 per day. Thus, this reward is over a $5,000 value.

The timing of that berth depends on the schedules of the winner and Captain Linus Wilson. The Slow Boat is Hiva Oa in the Marquesas. Linus Wilson will be cruising there in May to July 2017. Hopefully, a patron and possibly his or her significant other can join the boat as crew. Any will crew pay their own travel expenses to and from the boat, must sign the required waivers, and agree to the boat rules.

Our one Star or Executive Producer patron can join the crew without winning the drawing.

Before joining the boat, crew drawing winners or star (executive producer) patrons must supply copies of passports, sign the required waivers, and have a round-trip ticket back to their home country. Crew pay their transport expenses to and from the boat.

Patrons of the round the world vlog and podcast get bonus podcast episodes and free audiobooks of How To Sail Around the World Part-Time and Slow Boat to Cuba. They get never before released audiobook chapters of Slow Boat to the Bahamas. You can also get access to many podcasts and videos early as a patron.

Slow Boat to the Bahamas


How to Sail Around the World-Part Time

have been #1 sailing bestseller on Amazon. Slow boat to Cuba launches on Amazon on November 21, 2016.

Support the vlog and podcast at

The rewards of being a Patreon far outweigh the costs.

Since starting the podcast and YouTube channel we have had to upgrade our cameras, computer hard drives, and audio equipment. Podcasts must pay hosting fees. We have incurred high internet access fees in foreign countries to put out a regular podcast and to upload videos. For every hour of podcast or minute of video many hours of work must go into them to produce them. We only produce highly edited podcasts and videos because we believe our listeners and viewers time is so valuable.

We make content that is for all audiences and will not sacrifice safety or our relationship with our loved ones to create suggestive thumbnails. Our crew wears life jackets and harnesses in all weather. We don’t cut corners on crew safety to get exciting video.

The vlog is also a video cruising guide of the places we visit focused on the seamanship necessary to visit the exotic foreign ports that we visit. The vlogs recount the adventures of the Slow Boat Crew.

The host of the podcast and the captain of the Slow Boat is Linus Wilson who holds a “six pack” captain’s licenses issued by the United States Coast Guard.

The “Slow Boat” is an Island Packet 31′.

There are 12 episodes planned for season 1.
We have already begun filming season 2 in across the Pacific and in the Marquesas.

Hopefully, we will have the support to film many more seasons of our round the world voyage. Season 1 goes from New Orleans, to Florida, to Cuba, stops at Providencia, though the Panama Canal, and across the equator into the South Pacific.

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