Sailing

All the articles here are about our sailing life in the Caribbean. Discovering numerous places and islands. See what sailing can do for your travel goals.

Sailing can be a fun activity especially if you enjoy being on the water. What’s great about it is you can do things you want all in one package. Go and explore different islands, you can sail a yacht, or just simply relax on the beach. To give you more ideas about sailing, then we listed down the reasons why you should start doing this sport. 

Benefits of Sailing

Sailing comes with great benefits whether it be physically, or mentally. It is proven that it can improve your health in so many ways.

Physical Health

Since sailing is a type of sport, you can expect that it can also make you healthier. How? Based on studies, such activity can improve muscle strength and endurance. The pulling and lifting of sails to control a boat or a yacht add to your muscle strength especially your back and shoulders. 

Not only that but it also increases your agility. With all the tasks you have to do while sailing, it can help you improve your agility and flexibility. Moreover, keeping yourself stable on a boat while sailing can also improve your hand-eye coordination. 

Furthermore, it is also good for your cardiovascular health and it decreases the risk of hypertension, obesity, and other illnesses related to the heart.

Mental Health

Scientifically speaking, the saltiness of the sea air balances the serotonin levels in our bodies. That’s because it’s composed of charged ions and it helps in the body’s absorption of oxygen. And if you have balanced serotonin levels, you’re going to be happier. 

Saling also helps to lower stress levels. The splashing of the water, the sound of the wind, and the movement of the boat can affect brainwave patterns. As a result, it relaxes your stressful mind. 

More Reasons to Start Sailing

If the positive effect on your physical and mental health are not enough reasons to start doing this sport, then we will give you more.

We all know that sailing is another type of traveling. A different way to explore and to see another side of the world that not everyone can get the chance to witness. With sailing, you will always earn new unique experiences. Everywhere you go, and how many times you sail don’t matter, you will never encounter the same experience. Every island you visit or revisit will always offer you something different every time. 

Another reason to sail is that you can visit multiple places in one trip. You can even visit many islands, bays, or harbors all in a week. 

Lastly, the sense of achievement that you feel when you learn sailing or when you’ve done it is totally priceless! Whether it be on a small boat, a yacht, etc, nothing compares to the feeling of achieving something because of your perseverance.

Just be careful because when you start sailing, It is difficult to stop.

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