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 […]
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 […]
One of the best things about the sailing community is how social it is. Everywhere you go, one sailor is more than happy to exchange a story with another; whether it be a story about an amazing spot they anchored at or an engine problem en route to a destination. To compliment the social nature […]
Owning a boat is not cheap. Now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about ways to lower the cost of owning a boat. Keep in mind as you read that implementing just one of these ideas has the potential to make a significant difference, but not all of them will apply to everyone. Purchase […]