Since we starting boating as a family we have use lots of different products, equipment and clothing to try and make travelling with kids easier. We thought it would be nice to share some of our favourite things with you.

We’ll be adding new items as and when we use them so make sure to check back soon to see what’s new.

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Photo Editing

To edit all of our travel and boating photos we use a free online photo editor called *PicMonkey. It’s very easy to use and has a ton of extra features to make your images really stand out.

As well as the free service you can also upgrade to a paid account to get even more features.

Photo Printing & Travel Photo Memorabilia

When we want to print any of our travel photos we use a company called Snapfish. You can create custom products with your photos including wall canvases, *Photo Printing, photo mugs, photo books and personalised cards.

Read: Our personalised Christmas cards post.

See: The personalised photo book that I made for Phil last Valentine’s Day which included our best sailing photos from our last boating season.

Personalised photo book by Snapfish

Video Editing

We do all of our video editing using a programme called Filmora.
The *best video editing software for beginners to create stunning videos with full-featured editing tools and impressive effects.

28% SAVE! Personalize home video with picture-in-picture, filters, transitions & more

Watch: Our videos on our YouTube channel

Start your Own Blog

Want to start your own travel or boating blog? We highly recommend using *iPage for your blog hosting. We use iPage for both of our blogs and think they are great!

Read: How to start your own blog – our free step by step tutorial on our Gypsy Soul blog.



*Tamar to Scilly: A Life-Long Odyssey to the Isles of Scilly. This book is written by Phil’s Uncle whom he spent many years sailing with. If you are planning a sailing trip to the Scillies then this book is packed with useful tips and routes.

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