Ep 244: SV Delos: Sailing The World with Brian Trautman
October 26, 2020
I’ve done many interviews, but I don’t think I’ve talked to anyone LIVE from their sailboat!
Our guest for today’s episode embodies what unconventional living is. For the past ten years, they’ve traveled the oceans powered by only the wind and the sun on their 53” sailboat named SV Delos. Living off the grid majority of the time, they make their own electricity, water, and even moonshine on board!
Brian Trautman, along with his brother, Brady, wife Karin, and two kids, have sailed to 40 countries spanning six continents, crossing the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans in the process, and have traveled enough miles to circle the globe three times.
“There’s been a lot of decision points in my life, and I found that the ones that were the most rewarding are the ones that put the biggest pit in my stomach.”
The Key To Keeping Your Community Engage and Committed
Consistency. Continually releasing videos engaging the audience by telling a story so that people become vested in you as a character.
Hard work & Patience. It can take years before you can grow your audience to size or become financially sustainable.
Be Genuine & Passionate. Find a niche that you want to make, not what others might be interested in.
The Trautman’s continue to document their travels through a series of videos they film and edit themselves.
Topics Discussed In This Episode
How their incredible lifestyle started
How he reframed his frame of orientation
How they fund their adventures through a mixture of income from crowdfunding and social media
What a typical family day looks like living in a boat
Weird questions asked by their audience and strange things they’ve tried
Discover the 8 Pillars of entrepreneurial success that will take your profitability to the next level.
“Living an Unconventional Life means being able to do the things I want to do when I want to do them. It means having the freedom to turn my ideas into reality and to live a wildly successful life. It’s awesome.”
Carrie GreenFounder, The Female Entrepreneur Association
“When you’re living the Unconventional Life, you’re not willing to let others who have come before you dictate what is going to come after you. You can write your own path, you don’t need to be swept up in the river current of life.”
John Lee DumasFounder, Entrepreneur On Fire | 2M+ Monthly Listeners
“Living an Unconventional Life means moving purely based on your soul, on the instructions personally placed inside your soul from the Universe or God and doing it regardless of absolutely anything.”
Peta KellyFounder, Global Millennial Movement “The New Way”