Riley, 33, and Elayna, 24, are out there living just about everybody's dream life. They are both being paid to cruise around the globe.
Both Riley and Elayna, who initially hail from Australia, held (somewhat) regular employments before their experiences started — Riley worked on an oil rigger, while Elayna executed as a vocalist in Greece.Courtesy of London Boat Show
By 2013, Riley had spared quite recently enough cash to buy a little Beneteau Cyclades yacht, which he purchased in Italy and cruised to Greece, where he met with Elayna. From that point, the two chose to cruise the globe together and make sense of it along the way.
Since their adventure started, Elayna has been constantly recording the voyage for their YouTube station, which has now amassed in excess of two million devotees. What's more, those devotees, the couple says, are paying for their endeavors around the globe.
According to the couple, their voyages are upheld through the crowdfunding stage, Patreon. There, fans and adherents can vow between $1 to $100 every month to help bolster the couple's video preparations and travels.
As a sign of their aggregate achievement, the couple could update their pontoon to a sailboat worth $677,000.Courtesy of London Boat Show Courtesy of London Boat Show
So far, the combine have secured in excess of 41,000 nautical miles in their journey to circumnavigate the globe. They've even made intersections of the Atlantic and the Pacific, while whales skipped in their watercraft's wake. Sounds beautiful, doesn't it?
"I'm glad for the work and forfeits I needed to make to have the capacity to purchase my first vessel," Riley partook in an announcement. "I have some unimaginable recollections out on the water with her. I unquestionably didn't have everything given to me on a plate, yet that makes our accomplishments simply more sweeter. For some individuals who watch our recordings, it transforms them. We know in light of the fact that our watchers let us know and that is a fabulous thing to hear."
Riley included that a considerable measure of hard work go into delivering their recordings, to guarantee they are "imaginative and provocative" for their audience.
Elayna noted that their recordings have all the earmarks of being driving others to settle on a similar radical life choices. "What number of individuals have we motivated to begin cruising themselves?" She asked. "Tens of thousands. I'm not in any case kidding. In the event that you included the measure of messages we get, it's staggering."
As for others needing to get in the diversion, Elayna shared this exhortation: "Don't pause, simply get out there and do it since it's achievable."
So who's up for a couple of cruising lessons?