Linus Wilson

Linus Wilson

Linus Wilson has written three books Slow Boat to the Bahamas (2015), How to Sail Around the World Part-Time (2016), and Slow Boat to Cuba (2016). He is the creator of the Slow Boat Sailing YouTube channel and Podcast.

Linus Wilson earned a doctorate in financial economics from Oxford University in England. He learned nothing there that prepared him for sailing from New Orleans to the Bahamas in a small sailboat. He is an associate professor of finance at the University of Louisiana. He has been published in Good Old Boat, Cruising Outpost, and Southwinds magazines. He is married with one child, Sophie above. Slow Boat to the Bahamas and How to Sail Around the World Part-Time have been number 1 bestsellers the Kindle sailing categories.

In 2010, he sailed for the first time, and he sailed to the Bahamas in 2015. He transited the Panama Canal in 2016 and is looking forward to sailing the South Pacific. He jogs because he likes to sometimes travel faster than 5 knots.

He hosts the Slow Boat Sailing Podcast at

Watch his YouTube sailing channel Slow Boat Sailing at

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    • Slow Boat to the Bahamas

    • By: Linus Wilson
    • Narrated by: Brian K. Haendiges
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Slow Boat to the Bahamas is a funny look at getting the sailing bug, preparing for, and going on the big trip with a four-year-old and a four-pound dog....

    Regular price: $24.95

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