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.
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.
I’m writing this post from a laundromat. Let’s start there. There are a handful of everyday conveniences that as a land-dweller I severely neglected and at this very moment, laundry is one that tops my list. Please keep in mind that these reasons are my own, and many a byproduct of the type of boat […]
There are a lot of opinions when it comes to the “right” or “best” way to heat water and food onboard. With the wide array of opinions out there, I’d like to get this disclaimer out right away – for our situation and for our cruising plans, this was the right choice for us. Our […]
It seems like every boating and sailing Instagram account these days has a website attached to it. Some of them are stellar, while others leave you a bit disappointed (I hope this one is the former). In a simple snapshot online, you’re able to learn and become inspired by those who have journeyed ahead, along […]
Whether you’ve decided to live on a mooring full-time, or you’re only out there for a bit, there’s definitely some lifestyle adjustments you’ll want to make and others you’ll be forced to make. To add context, my husband and I moved aboard our sailboat in Southern California full-time just a few months ago. We’re moored […]