Tis the season for giving! You know that the cute decorative boat statue or nautical pillow you saw and thought “I bet my friends that live on a boat would love that!” …think again. Remember, we LIVE on a boat…EVERYTHING is nautical and since we live on a boat that means we also don’t … Continue reading Gift Buying Guide for The Liveaboard In Your Life
The head - 3 days, 14 hours and hundreds of dollars later. Its wonderful when they work...and its a bitch when they don't. Luckily we have two heads on board. If one is broken or someone happens to put a bunch of toilet paper down it even when they were specifically instructed not to...we can … Continue reading The Head – A real crappy situation
Everyone has their "go-to" drink and we call ours The Italian Yachtsman. It's light and refreshing perfect for a warm evening on the water. This drink has evolved over time, but I think we have finally perfected it. Ingredients: Ice Tito's Handmade Vodka La Croix sparkling water (pick your flavor - Lime, Lemon, Cran-Rasberry, Passion … Continue reading The Italian Yachtsman
It's quite hard to narrow down our favorite things about living on our boat because we love everything about it! Even the more tiresome things we have found enjoyment in due to the fact that we gained knowledge if nothing else. So here are our favorites so far... Minimalism Our society teaches us that possessions define … Continue reading Our top 5 favorite things about being a liveaboard
Living on a boat comes with it's challenges. Challenges that are different from those day to day challenges of living on land. Sure, dropping your heavy grocery's on the ground when opening your front door can suck, but dropping heavy grocery's that you have laboriously lugged 200 yards from the car through the gate down the slippery gangway … Continue reading Man Overboard
Boat shopping has always been one of my greatest affinities. Pretending that the gorgeous wood Chris Craft I'll never be able to afford may actually be a possibility. After months and months of shopping for boats we found our baby! "Sea Wolf" a 41' 1978 CHB Trawler. Luckily she also comes with little to no mechanical issues and just … Continue reading She’s a Keeper!
Buying a boat and being a live aboard was something that we have always fantasized about. Many friends thought we were completely insane "But you have such a beautiful home" they said, "But what if you have kids?" they said, "But...But... how will you shower? do laundry? cook? not kill each other?" they said. What about Charlie (our miniature Dachshund)?!? … Continue reading We only regret the chances we don’t take