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7 Instagram Accounts for Soon-to-Be Boat Owners

July 11, 2016

When looking to buy a boat, there’s nothing more valuable than the advice of other experienced sailors. Whetting your appetite with inspiration and learning from other’s expertise are steps one should always take before taking the plunge – to ensure that you set sail in the right direction for your boating adventure. And what better way to see other sailing stories than by following their journey on Instagram?

Today, we’re looking at our favourite 7 sailing Instagram accounts which are guaranteed to excite a serious case of wanderlust. These must-follow accounts are essentials for any sailing enthusiast.

Sailingworldmag


From regattas and performance sailing, to how-tos and equipment advice – the experts at Sailing World magazine cover it all. It’s no surprise then, that their Instagram account captures the essence of sailing at the highest level. This stunning snap of the TP52 at the Super Series defines what it means to sail.

@sailingworldmag

Sailing La Vagabonde


Adelaide couple, Riley and Elayna, have made it their life’s work to chase the sunshine in a truly inspirational way. Sharing their stories as they sail across the world on YouTube and Instagram, Sailing La Vagabonde depicts every aspect there is of sailing. Dropping the anchor for a wild free dive in Fakarava, Elayna captures the captivating clear waters and highlights the fascinating mystery of what may lie beneath the surface.

@elayna__c

Sail Couture

 

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Sail Couture is your daily dose of luxury yachting and racing. From coverage of The America’s Cup to luxury cruisers and yachting lifestyle snaps – it’s a sailing enthusiasts dream. Check out this photo of the Oracle team’s racing cat cruising past the New York City skyline.

@sailcouture

Sailing Collective

Sailing Collective capture the unforgettable moments of a sailing trip in a whole new way. Focusing on the people themselves, these shots highlight the memories that are to be made at sea. Check out this great snap, diving into Mallorca’s crystal clear waters.

@thesailingcollective

Mike Coots

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Shark attack survivor, Mike Coots, serves as an inspiration to us all. Coots’ prosthetic limb can hardly be considered a ”˜disability’ – when he’s not surfing or deep-sea diving, Coots is capturing stunning shots of the natural waters and wildlife.

@mikecoots

America’s Cup

As with anything presented by Louis Vuitton, America’s Cup are showing how old meets new in the most stylish way. Covering The America’s Cup in beautiful detail, this snap shows how history and innovation is combined in modern sailing.

@americascup

Bipolaire61

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Bipolaire61 is the perfect Instagram account for explorers at heart. Travelling the world from the Arctic to Antarctic, this keen sailor shares his journey along the way. Check out this moody snap of a storm brewing over a tropical lagoon in the Pacific.

@bipolaire61

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