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Meet Guylee and David, 2 architects who repurposed an old lifeboat and are using it to explore the Arctic with their dog. Excerpt from the article in our latest issue Nordic Surfers Mag nr.31

"Once we arrived, our pace slowed, as we were eager to experience all that the fragmented coastlines of the Norwegian fjords had to offer. Slowly routines broke down, and our rough schedules felt irrelevant as we allowed each day to be led by tide, daylight and weather. Glued to weather forecasts rather than Instagram or Netflix. This trip is an escape for both of us, from the routines of work and a more conventional life. Boats can be complicated to manage, and our existence is entwined with the successful performance of the technology and equipment that support us. Regardless, life seems vastly simpler out on the water. In our living space we are surrounded by sea and light, inducing a feeling that is hard to match in any building. Sitting down to catch up on emails or draft some drawings does not feel such a chore with our ever-changing backdrop of sea, sky and mountains. The remoteness of the coastline means we usually visit a town every four days, while the remainder of the time we are nestled in calm coves of uninhabited islands, blissfully unaware of the tumultuous open ocean that is rarely far away. Over our voyage we spent evenings fishing in the rich waters, and enjoyed numerous nights of outdoor dining ashore, enhancing our sense of harmony with our surroundings, and we could not feel much further from our previous homes whilst gazing out at the Norwegian fjords."....

WATCH THE PHOTOS AND READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN OUR LATEST ISSUE OF NSM nr.31 HERE >>>

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