The idea developed sometime around 2011 to live, sail, and make art with friends aboard a capable boat. In 2021, the vessel and everything else lined up.

Wes Anderson's 'Life Aquatic' with Steve Zissou: an early influence on the concept of adriftproject. Seen here in a bar bathroom in Baltimore.

Part of the beauty is moving so slowly.  At 8 mph, it's much easier to explore the details of our world.