Your online IT business relies solely on technology. As you are location independent and working
from anywhere while sailing you may not have access to the internet for large parts of the day. If a
problem was to occur with your website it could have a negative result on your business as it could
be a long time before you are aware of the issue and able to resolve it.
A solution to this problem
The most effective solution to avoid having this problem is to outsource your IT support to keep
your IT running while you are sailing. Doing this can have a number of positive effects on your
A more time efficient approach
Your time is precious and should be spent concentrating on your core business activities by
freeing up the time it will allow you to focus on growing your business. Therefore by
outsourcing your IT support, it will allow you to focus on your business or even things outside of
your business when you are sailing. As opposed to doing your IT support yourself which will be
Constant support means less downtime
Another benefit of outsourcing your IT support when you are sailing is that it is important for
your technology to run 24/7 because it is the core of your business. Therefore it’s important to
be prepared to respond if any IT queries or problems that may occur.
This is why it is good to have an IT support team with available resources, as it will help to solve
problems quickly and therefore reduce your online business downtime. This downtime may
have a direct impact on revenue loss.
Shared risk factor
One benefit of outsourcing your IT support to a third party is that you are offloading some of
the risk and responsibility. Therefore with less stress, you will become more dynamic and
focused on producing results.
Running your own online business can be difficult and of course, time-consuming. It can be
more difficult to do this while sailing on a boat. That is why it is a good approach to seek help
from third-party experts who can assist you and help to keep your business running efficiently
while you are sailing by offering remote support.