Sailing into Retirement
Do you have a dream to "sail" around the world in retirement? Maybe a world cruise or sailing the tropical waters? Well, meet Kevan Draper! Kevan's dream to live on a sailboat, cruising into tropical ports, and living his best retired life on his own sailboat is what this episode is all about. Are the tropical seas calling to you?
00:48 A life lesson from Curt's book Fix the Problem and Other Life Lessons from a Pragmatic Dad. You can get it here: https://www.amazon.com/Fix-Problem-other-Lessons-Pragmatic/dp/1091400830/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
05:22 Kevan's beautiful sailboat and where he lives fulltime.
07:02 Kevan tells us what his sailboat amenities include.
08:53 Kevan will sail to Puerta Vallarta on his first voyage in this new boat.
10:30 Kevan walks us through his day on his Catalina 42.
13:02 Kevan talks about the other retirees that he meets on the water
14:15 Kevan tells us how he affords living on the water.
15:09 We learn about his sailboat's name.
16:27 Starlink has helped Kevan stay connected while out on the water. Find out about this company here: https://www.starlink.com/
18:30 Kevan tells us about the social connections he makes when he anchors.
20:12 Kevan's favorite place to sail is the Sea Of Cortez . Find out about this tropical paradise here: https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/where-is-the-sea-of-cortez.html
22:00 We learn about some of the technology/safety systems that help sail. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_identification_system
23:00 Kevan tells us why you don't change the name of a boat (bad luck).
24:46 Kevan talks about some of his journeys.
25:52 His favorite place to anchor is Agua Verde https://misionloreto.com/agua-verde-baja/
32:40 Kevan's retirement journey is amazing! Smooth sails Mate! Learn more about Kevan on his You Tube channel! https://www.youtube.com/@sailingmilagro