Sophia is a writer and Medior Editor at She's published almost 100,000 words on sailing with the goal of ridding the internet of fluff.

Sophia Roa has written about a range of topics, including beekeeping, the life of honeybees, smallholdings, fish farming, mushroom farming, and tree farming. She is now venturing into a different niche that involves sailing, sailboats, and becoming a sailor.

Even before she started blogging, she had aspirations of building her own farm where she could grow herbs and vegetables, as well as a garden full of flowers for the bees. Call it serendipity? Perhaps it's destiny. She plans to accomplish these dreams before turning 30 this year.

When she's not writing, you can find her in the kitchen baking her favorite focaccia, sipping tea, listening to music, or hanging out with her Golden Retrievers.

Latest articles

The 2023 Guide to Boat Storage Costs (All Types)

In Sailing Cost

When storing your boat, there are several options available to you, from traditional indoor storage to DIY options, each with its own costs and benefits. In this …

Boat Storage Costs Explained (For 50+ Locations)

In Sailing Cost

Boat storage costs can vary greatly depending on location, type of storage, and the size of your boat. For example, storing your boat in a popular, high-demand …

Largest Sailing Yachts in the World (with Price & Owners)

In Become a Boat Owner

In this list of the largest sailing yachts in the world, you'll discover the top 20 remarkable ones, from the groundbreaking Sailing Yacht A at 469 feet to Jeff …

13 Biggest Trailerable Sailboats: Cheap But Good

In Become a Boat Owner

If you're looking for a sailboat that's easy to transport and store, trailerable sailboats are the way to go. These vessels provide the perfect balance between …

13 Best Cruising Sailboats in 2023 & Why They're Better

In Become a Boat Owner

If you're interested in long-distance exploration at sea, cruising sailboats are a popular choice. The best cruising sailboats are designed to provide comfort, …

How Far Can You Sail Up the Columbia River? (5 Boat Types)

In Destinations

Typically, you can sail various types of watercraft, including kayaks, canoes, sailboats, motorboats, or riverboats, up to Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. The …

Cost of Owning & Buying a Yacht in South Africa (2023 Examples)

In Sailing Cost

In South Africa, yacht prices can vary greatly, with the lowest-priced boats starting at $6,800 and reaching up to $18,000,000 for the most luxurious, opulent …

How Far Can You Sail Up the Nile? (5 Boat Types)

In Destinations

Spanning some 6,650 km, the Nile River weaves through northeastern Africa, with its waters touching 11 different countries. You may wonder how far one can actually …