In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a boat trip around the world with their three children.
Nearly 10 years later, they still haven’t stopped.
Since starting their life on the sea, the Giffords have explored countless new places, learned to live with relatively few possessions, grown closer as a family. In the summer of 2016, Business Insider video producer Justin Gmoser visited the Gifford family on their boat, Totem, off the coast of Connecticut to see what it’s really like for a family of five to travel the world by sea.
Read on to learn about the Giffords and their trip of a lifetime: