Living on a Self-Sufficient Sailboat for 10 Years + FULL TOUR

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Brian and Karin Trautman have been living on a sailboat for 10 years, and their boat is set up so they can be off the grid in remote places for months at a time with solar and wind power providing electricity, a water maker that turns salt water into fresh water, multiple freezers and loads of storage space for food, and even a small washing machine on board!

They've sailed SV Delos – a 53' sloop rig ketch – 83,000 nautical miles which is the equivalent of circling the earth at the equator more than 3 times. Their latest adventures include sailing as a family with their 6-month baby, Sierra, and outfitting the boat with a heater so they can explore the Arctic this summer after several years in the Tropics.

If you want to follow SV Delos, and support their amazing vlog-style documentary project about the liveaboard lifestyle, we've included links to all their pages here:

Thanks so much for watching and please stay safe!

Mat & Danielle

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CREDITS
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Music & Song Credits:
All music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives.

Editing Credits:
Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives

Filming Credits:
Brian and Karin from SV Delos

💬 Comments on the video
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Thank you for watching! We are so excited to have collaborated with SV Delos on this video and you can follow their journey on all the platforms here:

Author — Exploring Alternatives

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Dude when that baby grows up shes gonna get sick when she goes on land lol

Author — David Silverman

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I really appreciate people who know how to live their lives. You deserve all the joys that your freedom brings simply because you both had the courage to take a chance. All the luck and happiness to you and your little sailor!

Author — manuel keats

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This boat is the best place to lived during a zombie apocalypse!!

Author — Uneil Degamo

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The thing I'm most impressed by is they can live that long at sea with each outher without killing each other.

Author — Tattoo Dave

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This dude has internet in the middle of the ocean and I cant even get internet in my room

Author — Gabriel Diaz Rozas

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imagine being raised as a kid, and all you know about is that the world is all composed of water. then suddenly you see the land

Author — Kim Harold Torrevillas

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That baby’s gonna grow up to be Kevin Costner in Waterworld.

Author — Wyatt

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Brian is a very smart guy who leveraged his success at sea into a profitable YouTube channel. Glad to see he is finally beginning to think like a survivalist. He will survive.

Author — TUNNEL RABBIT

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These folks have lived more in 10 years than most people would in 2 lifetimes.

Author — TakebackTruth

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This Guy took social distancing to a whole nother level

Author — THEN & NOW

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The water maker does 200 litres an hour?! Didn’t know they were that capable!

Author — cjeam

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IRS agent: I've been sailing for a week and I still can't find them!

Author — giveagoodsong

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“Welcome to our home on the Delos, this is our kitchen, here is the master bedroom, and if you look all around you you’ll see the Pacific Ocean our toilet.” Lol.

Author — Ray Maharaj

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Am i the only one trying to figure out how tf taking lables off cans keeps cockroaches off your boat?

Author — SouthPawsMusic

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She: "We have a toaster which is a bit of a luxury"


Me: I don't have a Sailboat...

Author — AndresV22

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16:50 That's a small statue of Lord Hanuman there, wow.

Author — DeadPaulWalker

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24:26 it's not just that it's high up, it's also because THE MAST IS MOVING

Author — MidgetMan 420

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IRS agent: I've been sailing for a week and I still can't find them!

Author — Effie Hawkins

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This is what you need for a zombie apocalypse

Author — PurpleShady Tyler