Living on a boat? It really pays off

IMG_3189The term downshifting, Italian for “voluntary simplicity,” refers to a professional’s choice to put into practice a conscious reduction in working hours (and, consequently, earnings) in order to enjoy more free time. In its most extreme sense, it takes on the meaning of “I drop everything and leave.” That’s what Stefano and Antonella Sola, a 52- and 53-year-old couple from Bologna, did: they sold their house and car, bought themselves a Bavaria Vision 42, an ideal boat for those who like comfortable cruising, and set sail from Marina di Ravenna last July with no specific destination. For living by boat. Find the full article in the April issue of The Journal of Sailing



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