Sailing Samsara is creating the adventurous story about the second live of the "Samsara"
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It's probably the most daring project we've ever started. But it is our biggest dream and we hope, with your help, to realize it.

How it all started:

At the end of 2017, I decided to leave my hitherto boring and unhappy life behind me. I sold all my belongings, sat in my camper and drove off. First in the direction of France and then to Spain. After many stops, I reached Tarifa, the southernmost point of Europe, at the beginning of April. From here I wanted continue via Morocco, across Africa to Dubai. But the situation in many African countries was too dangerous and not realizable with my camper. So I stayed first in Tarifa, looking for a new plan. For many years I have dreamed of sailing around the world on a sailboat, but my money was never enough for a seagoing sailboat. Every day I searched the Internet hoping to find an offer that I can afford. But I could not find anything. So I kept looking out to the sea and dreamed of being aboard one of the many boats out there.

Beginning of July, after a great kitesession, a friend from Tarifa and I were sitting in front of our camper, as my cell phone gave me a message from Tinder: "You recived a Superlike” !!! I can’t belive, a very pretty girl from Malaga wrote me. After many messages we meet us 2 days later in Downtown Tarifa. It was a very nice evening and two days later I went to Malaga and we had a supernice week togheter. One week later Mariola came to Tarifa and we had another great week. We found out that we had the same dreams and she gave me the idea to restore an old boat, as it is probably much cheaper. That was a great idea and so I went in search of a sailboat thats need a renovation. But I found it also not. But I found a company that auctioned on behalf of an insurance company, by natural disaster, damaged boats. We got many offers, but one thing we liked most. “Caper” a 40 foot sailing catamaran. Damaged and partly sunk in hurricane “Irma”, but not so bad damaged and exactly that what we saw in our dreams. We immediately made a bid, but we were outbid again and again. After 3 days of bidding, we had to give up, because our budget was exhausted. We needed a few days to process our disappointment. But then we continued to search, week for week, but all the boats we liked were too destroyed or the starting bid far above our limit. It seemed that our dream would burst.

About 3 weeks later, on a windless day in Tarifa, I looked once again to the side of the company that is auctioning the boats. And what I saw made my heart racing. I was sure it was a mistake, but Mariola urged me to ask “Mike” (the broker) what it happen. I wrote him an email and after an endless time of waiting we got an answer:

“Hello Mikel, hello Mariola, yes it is true, “Caper” is again for sale. The person who won the auction can not pay. I will now prepare everything and restart the auction”.

Wow, it was funtastic, but we knew we could lose the new auction again. The condition of “Caper” was not bad and other boats in much worse condition were sold well above our limit. We need a plan ! Maybe we could step in as a replacement buyer. So I wrote “Mike” and ask him about the height of the highest bid and whether it would be possible to jump in as a replacement buyer. So we would get our dream boat and he would save a lot of time and money. We got the answer after a few minutes. We can step in, but the higgest bid was more than 30% higher as our limit. We considered what we should do. We would have the money, but then there would not be much left for the repair, and we would also use all our reserves. I wrote “Mike” that we need a little time, but we decide today.

After a calming drink (vodka) we went for a walk on the beach and thought about what we should do. On the one hand, we now had the opportunity to realize our dream, on the other hand, there was the danger that it would burst the dream forever. We knew it would not work without help. But if we try and be diligent, then we would somehow manage it. So I wrote “Mike”:

We have a deal !!!

And then the adventure began.

We accompany all the way with our cameras so that you can follow the whole adventure. We also show you in our episodes how you can find a boat, what you need to look out for, how to fix it properly and how big your buget needs to be. Furthermore, we will show you how we live and what we experience good and bad. As soon as the Samsara is seaworthy again and goes on a journey around the world, 2 times a month, we will invite (via lottery) one of our patreons to come on board. for one week.

Because of Patreon we have been able to say no to many large companies and sponsorship deals we didn't feel suited us nor did we want to support. Repairing of a hurricane damaged boat and sailing is also a very expensive hobby and there's no way we could continue the adventure without help from you guys. Our patrons are like our family. They are a part of something very special and we can't wait to see where it takes us all! We feel very blessed to be surrounded by such a lovely bunch of people.

THANK YOU!
Love Mariola & Mikel.
Sailing Samsara
Tiers
Little Hero
$5 or more per month
This is just you saying "Guys, I really enjoy your project and don't want you to stop making them."


All patrons receive:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Best friends
$10 or more per month
If you say: "Hey Man, that is a really great and don't stop that great Adventure."


After 2 month of support you get the funtastic Sailing Samsara Sticker that shows all that you are a real friend.


All patrons receive also:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Crew Member
$25 or more per month
If you say: "Hey my friends, your project is funtastic. Never stop it."


After 2 month of Support you get the funtastic Sailing Samsara Sticker  and the ultimate Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew.


All patrons receive:- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Patronus
$50 or more per month
If you say: "You're living my dream, your adventure is my adventure. Never give up."


You receive, after 2 month, the ultimate Sailing Samsara Sticker, the funtastic Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew and the Special Sailing Samsara Photobook with all Pictures about the reborn of Samsara.


All patrons receive:- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Super Hero
$100 or more per month
 If you say: "I can't belive, that is the ultimative adventure. I will be a part of it."


After 2 month,  you receive,  the ultimate Sailing Samsara Sticker, the funtastic Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew, the special Sailing Samsara Photobook with all Pictures about the reborn of Samsara and every month a second chance to come aboard.


All patrons receive:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

It's probably the most daring project we've ever started. But it is our biggest dream and we hope, with your help, to realize it.

How it all started:

At the end of 2017, I decided to leave my hitherto boring and unhappy life behind me. I sold all my belongings, sat in my camper and drove off. First in the direction of France and then to Spain. After many stops, I reached Tarifa, the southernmost point of Europe, at the beginning of April. From here I wanted continue via Morocco, across Africa to Dubai. But the situation in many African countries was too dangerous and not realizable with my camper. So I stayed first in Tarifa, looking for a new plan. For many years I have dreamed of sailing around the world on a sailboat, but my money was never enough for a seagoing sailboat. Every day I searched the Internet hoping to find an offer that I can afford. But I could not find anything. So I kept looking out to the sea and dreamed of being aboard one of the many boats out there.

Beginning of July, after a great kitesession, a friend from Tarifa and I were sitting in front of our camper, as my cell phone gave me a message from Tinder: "You recived a Superlike” !!! I can’t belive, a very pretty girl from Malaga wrote me. After many messages we meet us 2 days later in Downtown Tarifa. It was a very nice evening and two days later I went to Malaga and we had a supernice week togheter. One week later Mariola came to Tarifa and we had another great week. We found out that we had the same dreams and she gave me the idea to restore an old boat, as it is probably much cheaper. That was a great idea and so I went in search of a sailboat thats need a renovation. But I found it also not. But I found a company that auctioned on behalf of an insurance company, by natural disaster, damaged boats. We got many offers, but one thing we liked most. “Caper” a 40 foot sailing catamaran. Damaged and partly sunk in hurricane “Irma”, but not so bad damaged and exactly that what we saw in our dreams. We immediately made a bid, but we were outbid again and again. After 3 days of bidding, we had to give up, because our budget was exhausted. We needed a few days to process our disappointment. But then we continued to search, week for week, but all the boats we liked were too destroyed or the starting bid far above our limit. It seemed that our dream would burst.

About 3 weeks later, on a windless day in Tarifa, I looked once again to the side of the company that is auctioning the boats. And what I saw made my heart racing. I was sure it was a mistake, but Mariola urged me to ask “Mike” (the broker) what it happen. I wrote him an email and after an endless time of waiting we got an answer:

“Hello Mikel, hello Mariola, yes it is true, “Caper” is again for sale. The person who won the auction can not pay. I will now prepare everything and restart the auction”.

Wow, it was funtastic, but we knew we could lose the new auction again. The condition of “Caper” was not bad and other boats in much worse condition were sold well above our limit. We need a plan ! Maybe we could step in as a replacement buyer. So I wrote “Mike” and ask him about the height of the highest bid and whether it would be possible to jump in as a replacement buyer. So we would get our dream boat and he would save a lot of time and money. We got the answer after a few minutes. We can step in, but the higgest bid was more than 30% higher as our limit. We considered what we should do. We would have the money, but then there would not be much left for the repair, and we would also use all our reserves. I wrote “Mike” that we need a little time, but we decide today.

After a calming drink (vodka) we went for a walk on the beach and thought about what we should do. On the one hand, we now had the opportunity to realize our dream, on the other hand, there was the danger that it would burst the dream forever. We knew it would not work without help. But if we try and be diligent, then we would somehow manage it. So I wrote “Mike”:

We have a deal !!!

And then the adventure began.

We accompany all the way with our cameras so that you can follow the whole adventure. We also show you in our episodes how you can find a boat, what you need to look out for, how to fix it properly and how big your buget needs to be. Furthermore, we will show you how we live and what we experience good and bad. As soon as the Samsara is seaworthy again and goes on a journey around the world, 2 times a month, we will invite (via lottery) one of our patreons to come on board. for one week.

Because of Patreon we have been able to say no to many large companies and sponsorship deals we didn't feel suited us nor did we want to support. Repairing of a hurricane damaged boat and sailing is also a very expensive hobby and there's no way we could continue the adventure without help from you guys. Our patrons are like our family. They are a part of something very special and we can't wait to see where it takes us all! We feel very blessed to be surrounded by such a lovely bunch of people.

THANK YOU!
Love Mariola & Mikel.
Sailing Samsara

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Tiers
Little Hero
$5 or more per month
This is just you saying "Guys, I really enjoy your project and don't want you to stop making them."


All patrons receive:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Best friends
$10 or more per month
If you say: "Hey Man, that is a really great and don't stop that great Adventure."


After 2 month of support you get the funtastic Sailing Samsara Sticker that shows all that you are a real friend.


All patrons receive also:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Crew Member
$25 or more per month
If you say: "Hey my friends, your project is funtastic. Never stop it."


After 2 month of Support you get the funtastic Sailing Samsara Sticker  and the ultimate Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew.


All patrons receive:- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Patronus
$50 or more per month
If you say: "You're living my dream, your adventure is my adventure. Never give up."


You receive, after 2 month, the ultimate Sailing Samsara Sticker, the funtastic Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew and the Special Sailing Samsara Photobook with all Pictures about the reborn of Samsara.


All patrons receive:- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)

Super Hero
$100 or more per month
 If you say: "I can't belive, that is the ultimative adventure. I will be a part of it."


After 2 month,  you receive,  the ultimate Sailing Samsara Sticker, the funtastic Sailing Samsara T-Shirt that shows all you're a part of the Samsara Crew, the special Sailing Samsara Photobook with all Pictures about the reborn of Samsara and every month a second chance to come aboard.


All patrons receive:

- Episodes one week before they are released to the public!
- Chance to be randomly selected to come on board!!!
- Access to MONTHLY LIVE videos! (Ask us anything)