Life On Gudgeon is creating The sailing blog Life On Gudgeon
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Hi, I'm Matt - creator of the years-long running blog  Life On Gudgeon (originally TugLife but a 5 second google search would show why I changed the name)

Back at the end of 2013 I decided (apropos of nothing) that I wanted to live on a sailboat. Armed with only a copy of This Old Boat and my blissful ignorance of anything to do with boats, sailing or handiwork I bought the first boat I looked at, a mere 3 hours drive + 2 hours ferry ride away. What a great idea! Luckily the boat (a Cherubini designed Hunter 36) turned out not to have anything too disastrously wrong with it, so with a lot of time, money and reading I managed to get it into a livable condition. And then I discovered I liked sailing…

Things escalated from there and now, just over four years later, I’m preparing to head out around the world, leaving end of May 2018. Come follow along!

I am fully self-funding for all the trip, but decided to setup a Patreon as any extra money helps and it helps cover server costs. And why not.

This will mostly be a written blog. On passages I will update daily at around noon with the happenings of the previous day (it's not like I'll have much else to do) and other times it'll probably be weekly. There may be a few videos thrown in there, depending on if I get the hang of video editing and it doesn't look totally rubbish.


Tiers
Awesome Tier
$2 or more per month 2 patrons
If you did this, you are awesome and will get a shoutout
Double Awesome Tier
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
If you did this, you are TWICE as awesome (to me anyway) and get TWICE THE SHOUTOUT
Triple Awesome Tier
$10 or more per month 1 patron
THREES TIMES THE SHOUTOUT. Feel the glory
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Tier
$20 or more per month 1 patron
AAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! I'll send you a postcode from somewhere interesting.
Holy **** tier
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
I'll send you a postcard at least once every 2 months or more, depending on whereabouts I am. (requires shipping address)
Goals
$74 of $100 per month
Reachin' for the stars
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Hi, I'm Matt - creator of the years-long running blog  Life On Gudgeon (originally TugLife but a 5 second google search would show why I changed the name)

Back at the end of 2013 I decided (apropos of nothing) that I wanted to live on a sailboat. Armed with only a copy of This Old Boat and my blissful ignorance of anything to do with boats, sailing or handiwork I bought the first boat I looked at, a mere 3 hours drive + 2 hours ferry ride away. What a great idea! Luckily the boat (a Cherubini designed Hunter 36) turned out not to have anything too disastrously wrong with it, so with a lot of time, money and reading I managed to get it into a livable condition. And then I discovered I liked sailing…

Things escalated from there and now, just over four years later, I’m preparing to head out around the world, leaving end of May 2018. Come follow along!

I am fully self-funding for all the trip, but decided to setup a Patreon as any extra money helps and it helps cover server costs. And why not.

This will mostly be a written blog. On passages I will update daily at around noon with the happenings of the previous day (it's not like I'll have much else to do) and other times it'll probably be weekly. There may be a few videos thrown in there, depending on if I get the hang of video editing and it doesn't look totally rubbish.


Recent posts by Life On Gudgeon

Tiers
Awesome Tier
$2 or more per month 2 patrons
If you did this, you are awesome and will get a shoutout
Double Awesome Tier
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
If you did this, you are TWICE as awesome (to me anyway) and get TWICE THE SHOUTOUT
Triple Awesome Tier
$10 or more per month 1 patron
THREES TIMES THE SHOUTOUT. Feel the glory
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Tier
$20 or more per month 1 patron
AAAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! I'll send you a postcode from somewhere interesting.
Holy **** tier
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
I'll send you a postcard at least once every 2 months or more, depending on whereabouts I am. (requires shipping address)