Bitcoin sails the seas: Sailor paints giant ‘B’ on boat to promote crypto across the waves


There are some passions which can be bigger than life—some so expansive that they cowl the seven seas. For Rémi, a captain from Brussels, that is the case. 

Rémi found Bitcoin (BTC) in early 2021 and has been on a mission to mix this together with his longtime love of crusing. Cointelegraph reporter Joe Hall met up with Rémi on his vessel, which he calls the Sato Boat — quick for Satoshi — to hear extra about his nautical endeavors.

Sato Boat’s sail with a large Bitcoin emblem painted on it. Source: Cointelegraph

He commented on his life-style by saying: 

“I am choosing to live out my two passions: one, the oldest one, is sailing, and the new one is Bitcoin. So, I created this project by combining these two domains.”

The Sato Boat captain defined that since spending a whole day portray a giant Bitcoin B on the sail of his boat, it has change into a floating image for the cryptocurrency.

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He informed Cointelegraph that the B-adorned sail helps him promote Bitcoin adoption in boat races, on seashores and across the Atlantic Ocean, the place he has sailed for the previous 18 months.

“The best thing about this project is meeting people everywhere: Portugal, Spain, France, UK and discussing Bitcoin, society or anything in their life.”

According to his personal estimates and from a real-time estimate from Cointelegraph on the floor, 1000’s of individuals have been uncovered to the giant “B” crusing across the seas.

Cointelegraph reporter Joe Hall and Rémi on board the Sato Boat. Source: Cointelegraph

Rémi remarked that, in his opinion, the finest approach to deliver new folks into the Bitcoin area is thru artwork — even artwork that’s flying from the mast of a ship. He additionally identified that this expertise has helped him draw parallels between the ethos of Bitcoin and that of crusing.

“It’s a question of responsibility and independence. When you go sailing, you have to be autonomous — sometimes, you encounter troubles and have to count on yourself. With Bitcoin, it’s the same.”

Around the world, Bitcoin fans have been discovering progressive and intuitive methods to incorporate the foreign money right into a lifestyle. In West Africa, Bitcoin is gaining traction with conferences, Bitcoin boutiques and extra nodes coming on-line. 

In the Cayman Islands, Bitcoin-backed property investment has change into a brand new avenue for long-term residency in the area.

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