How to Live on a Boat
Living on a boat is quite different than the average lifestyle. We'll provide practical tips for day-to-day living onboard. You'll learn about marinas, weather…
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Living on a boat, you will often be off-grid or away from a constant water source. You will need to learn how to clean, shower, do laundry, and wash dishes with a limited supply of water. With the right guide, you can learn to live on a boat using only a few gallons of water a day per person. We'll teach you how to use water efficiently and reuse water when you can. Check out our article on saving water on your boat for all the tips!
When you decide to pursue life on a boat, there is a steep learning curve to start living on the water. Sailboat living requires constant boat maintenance, learning to conserve water, and knowledge of cooking onboard. Here are 7 crucial boat life tips that can lead to easier living on a boat.
Mar 21, 2020 - Any sailor worth their salt has probably imagined it at one point. What would it be like if I were to permanently live on my boat? There are a lot of very cool pros to such a life, but quantifying the cons can be difficult. I managed it for around 5 years, but I'm back on dry land now so take from that what you will.
At first glance, traveling with your cat on a liveaboard boat may seem like it's not even possible. However, with patience and preparation having a cat on board can be a wonderful experience for both you and your boat cat! We’ll help you get started with prepping your boat for your cat’s arrival, finding cat gear you might need for your new sailing cat, and learning how to keep your cat safe and healthy on board.
Traveling and living on a boat you will often be off-grid or away from a steady water source. You will need to learn how to clean, shower, do laundry, and wash dishes with a limited supply of water. With the right guide, you can learn to live on a boat using only a few gallons of water a day per person. We'll teach you how to use water efficiently and reuse water when you can. Check out our article for all the tips!
Mar 24, 2020 - So you're having a good time at sea when you suddenly realize that you've been out too long and don't have enough gas to make it back to port... It's a simple problem, but one that occurs quite commonly. I don't think I know a single sailor who hasn't run out of gas at sea at least once in their sailing career.
Mar 23, 2021 - Staying safe while living aboard can be easy! Owning a boat will make you extremely self-sufficient. If disaster does strike you can simply cast off and leave without a second thought. There are downsides to self-sufficiency that might not be considered however. You will likely be on your own to either fail or succeed.