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Could You Live on This Boat for a Year?

David Welsford lives on a 28-foot sailboat called Lizzy Belle that he rescued from a scrap heap. With only the bare necessities, he still feels like the richest man in the world. Filmmaker Kevin A. Fraser offers a glimpse into Welsford’s daily routine and his musings on how life at sea has changed him.

Learn more about the boat and its captain and see other films by Kevin A. Fraser.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.