The Ultimate Guide to David Shih For 2022

Everything You Always Wanted To Know

Joshua Smith

Founder and Editor at Cruising Freedom

This is the definitive guide on David Shih for 2022.

Over the last several years, I have spent many hours watching and researching everything I could about David Shih to learn more about their story.

(Yes, I really am *that* obsessed with his boat salvaging projects 😃)

If you wanted to know:

➜ How David Shih afforded their boat

➜ How they make their money today

➜ What boat do they have and its upgrades

➜ The really cool story about him finding Bitcoin again

➜ How you can start crossing oceans

Then you’ve definitely come to the right place.

Before we start, a quick introduction from me…

The Cruising Freedom Author

Ahoy, Matey! I’m Joshua from Australia.

I’ve built the perfect business to sail the world.

A business model which can allow me to:

➜ Own a catamaran debt-free

➜ Go for weeks without WIFI

➜ Create semi-passive income

➜ Inspire others to dream big

But more on that later… 🙂

David Shih FAQs (July 2022)

Boat Name

There is no name yet for his boat.

Crew Members

David Shih (age 39)

He also brings his wife and children on board.

The Boat

David Shih owns a Lagoon 450 which he is slowly restoring to be capable of crossing oceans.


He is currently in the United States, specifically San Francisco.

Past Cruising

David has been in the British Virgin Islands.

Affording It

David worked hard for years in the tech world.

He made some epic returns through owning cryptocurrency, which he then lost as it was in cold storage.

He later found his hard-drive which according to Parlay Revival, had a mid 6-figure amount in it.

Net Worth

David Shih has a net worth of $1,750,000 US dollars.

Making Loot

He makes his money by owning a stake in numerous businesses and providing consulting to startups.


David hangs out a lot with Parlay Revival.

In addition, he has hung out with:

S/V Delos

➜ Calico Skies

Gone With The Wynns

➜ Sailing Zephyr

Odd Life Crafting

Expedition Evans

Sailing Doodles

Taylor’s Travels

Sailing Zingaro

MJ Sailing

Cruiser’s Academy (Brady from Delos)

Sailing Project Atticus

➜ Sailing Avocet

Out Chasing Stars

Monday Never

➜ Harbors Unknown

They met many of these at the Annapolis Boat Show:

It’s so great to see a smaller YouTuber hanging out the big dogs in the cruising world.

Future Plans

His children are attending school so he’ll be fixing his half-broken catamaran on the side.

Key Takeaways

David reminds us to:

➜ Take risks where you need to

➜ Be willing to get your hands dirty

➜ Stay humble yet ambitious

➜ Be willing to take risks

And of course, earn your freedom!


David is unique in the world of cruising. He’s funny, smart and humble at the same time, with a mindset for success.

He’s a digital nomad who’s done well in the world of startups, and today is living his dream.

Perhaps it’s time to start building yours too…

Create Your Own Cruising Freedom

Hey! 😃 it’s Joshua again…

I’ve been very inspired by David Shih and their travels…

Some say I’m obsessed, but sailing the world is my childhood dream.

They’re living the dream, but that dream isn’t actually that far away.

I mentioned earlier about discovering the #1 cruising business model.

With this exciting opportunity, I’ll be able to:

➜ Generate a sustainable full-time income through learning basic skills

➜ Fund the purchase of my first sailing catamaran without any loans

➜ Do it without selling to friends and family (I found a better solution!)

➜ Share my lifetime passion for sailing, cruising and global adventures

Keen to discover more? Jump on the free training right now. 👨🏻‍💻

(I share more about it on the next page…🙂)