Lifestyle + Boat Work

What You Need For A DIY Boat Safety Kit

Based on experience, conversations with other boaters, and my own research, this safety kit lists the items that we’ve equipped our boat with to make sure that while aboard, everyone is safe and prepared for the worst-case scenarios.

Living on a boat with a dog in Southern California

We’re currently a family of two humans + one dog living on our sailboat. We live on a mooring and that means we’re not connected to shore. One of the most common topics we get asked about when talking about our lifestyle is about our dog, Kai, and what he thinks of this whole living-on-the-water thing.

Annoying things about living on a boat

I’m writing this post from a laundromat. Let’s start there. There are a handful of everyday…

Reasons why choosing a diesel stove for our boat was a good idea

There are a lot of opinions when it comes to the “right” or “best” way to…

Step 1 of 3 to start a boat blog: choose hosting and a domain name

It seems like every boating and sailing Instagram account these days has a website attached to…

Helpful tips for living on a mooring

Whether you’ve decided to live on a mooring full-time, or you’re only out there for a…

How to clean your boat underwater the easy way

The first and best advice on this topic you should ever get is this: clean your…

12 sailing Instagram accounts you’ll love

One of the best things about the sailing community is how social it is. Everywhere you…

Do these five things to lower the cost of owning a boat

Owning a boat is not cheap. Now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about ways…

Tricks to make the job easy when using marine filler

After grinding the entire cabin top of our 36’ Union Polaris, we were happy to move…

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