Wayfinders Now

Wayfinders Now

creating stories as full-time live aboard sailors on their boat

Wayfinders Now

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Bowie ($1 per month)

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I don't know where I'm going from
here, but I promise it won't be boring.
                                       —David Bowie

We're super grateful and humbled that you're down to join us!

We named our dear cat after the inimitable David Bowie because of his one-of-a-kind approach to life and art.

We especially love this quote by Bowie and take to heart the idea that any transformative journey involves a ton of uncertainty, plus creativity and oftentimes the pivotal encouragement of kind-hearted folks.

Thanks for becoming a Wayfinders Now patron and for the nudge to pursue our wayfinding dreams in spite of uncertainties or challenges along the way.

Bowie Benefits:

• We’ll send you personal updates twice a month in the form of an audio story, blog post, log book entry, photos, or illustrations on our Patron feed. We'll share everyday mishaps, hilarity, and lessons learned while being full-time liveaboard cruisers.

You'll get behind-the-scenes access about boat stuff, creative projects, and sustainable practices we're working on via Lens (Lens is the Patreon equivalent of Instagram Stories)

• Invites to patron community events (video chats, meetups)

Special shout out in a future video

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Snorkel Buddy ($5 per month)

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Because of Wayfinders Now patrons like you, we're able to create stories more regularly and improve the video quality of our small production as we travel with Hope on sailing adventures. Thank you...

Let's explore this big world together!

Snorkel Buddy benefits:

• A personalized thank you (in illustration form) 
at the end of an episode. We'll be sure to feature your name after supporting at least 3 episodes.

Discounts to our Etsy shop

• You'll get access to posts announcing where we are in real-time.
If you're in the neighborhood, we'd love to meet up or have you join us for a drink.

Plus access to all previous rewards

Stellar Octopus ($15 per month)

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There's so much mystery and wonder in this world!

We're working towards some big, aspirational travel goals aboard Hope. With your support, you're making it possible for us to keep going and, most importantly, the encouragement we all need from time to time to make a transformative leap into the unknown!

We can't wait to share this crazy ride together! 🙌🏾

Stellar Octopus benefits:

• a personalized, handwritten Wayfinders Now note from us on a postcard featuring one of our photographs or illustrations

Invite for a one-on-one video chat: we can talk about all things boat-related or about creative pursuits (we have backgrounds in visual art, creative writing, education, and tech), or about career transitions. You name it!

• When we have a good number of Stellar Octopus patrons, we'd love to host a once-a-month live session so can all meet and support each other.

A free gift of your choice from our Etsy shop after six months of support

We value your input to make important decisions about sailing plans, so as a Stellar Octopus, you'll get to participate in discussions & polls to help us figure out our next wayfinding steps.

• Plus all previous rewards

p.s. On an octopus-related note, if you haven't seen the inspiring Oscar-nominated documentary, My Octopus Teacher, please check it out!

*We're also brainstorming other fun ways to thank patrons, so we're always open to creative ideas!

Not sure how we can express this adequately, but to all Wayfinders Now Patrons, thank you for believing in us and coming along for this wayfinding ride.

Esther and Michael and Hope Crew




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