When one thinks about the type of boat to buy for cruising, design, size, and where you are going to use the boat are all considerations. Other considerations that greatly impact comfort while living aboard are how you set up your electrical/charging system. I have met a solo sailor living aboard a 68′ vessel that […]
Last week we took the opportunity to break away from boat projects to do a little hiking. Seven Sisters waterfalls are some of the most scenic yet. These falls cascade from one to the next. The highest of them being about 40′. Im not sure what I was thinking when I decided to jump from […]
Deb decided that if we were going to collect rain water from the decks they should be cleaned first. We also have a pre-filter for the drinking water.
Its never an easy decision to cut a hole into your boat. I have been looking at various ways to collect rain water for some time now. I have tried using the canvas awning that hangs over the bow (Its primary purpose is to provide shade). Each time it would rain I would run up […]
It amazes me to think that a simple chance meeting of a single person can change your life. This is exactly what happened to me back in 2005 when I walked into a West Marine store in St. Petersburg, FL. I was looking to replace the anchor on a 24′ Aquasport that I owned at […]
For people who know me well, it’s no big surprise that I live on a boat. I’m not normal! For as long as I can remember I have avoided normalcy. Early on I surmised that normal thinking didn’t seem to make too many people very happy. I even tried it myself for a little while, it […]