How to go sailing on a backpacker budget

Crewing on a boat will allow you to learn some seafaring skills from scratch, meet new people and have a great vacation. Just imagine the blue sea, starry sky – and zero mosquitos. But why would boat owners look for an amateur crew and allow inexperienced strangers into their floating home anyway?

Where the hell are Similan islands?

The most amazing thing about living on a boat is possibility to sleep outside, on the deck, and gaze at the starry sky until you fall asleep. No buzzing mosquitoes, no city noise, no smelly feet walking around you, just the calming swashing and splashing of sea water. Perhaps a kraken crawling up to get you.