Archive for the Living Aboard Articles Category

Live Off the Ball and Living Off the Hook

I stumbled across this article this morning and thought it might be worth sharing: https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2017/3/31/freedom-is-sweet-for-the-liveaboards-off-bradenton-beach An Instruction Manual With my book, I sought to offer a definitive guide to certain types of living and a ton of considerations. Live underway and on the chain can be so

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Derelict Liveaboard Boats: Reflections

Living aboard a boat can be more complicated than a mere lifestyle choice.  Access to marinas and water is very much a public, environmental and safety concern.  More so, the public (this includes all – including landlubbers, sightseers, tourists, commercial vessels and politicians) does have a legitimate say

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Safety Reminder! Missing couple feared dead in Squalicum Harbor boat fire – On Patrol – bellinghamherald.com

Here is a reminder of one of the worst things that can happen aboard.  Fire. Boats can transition from romantic havens to death traps with fire.  They offer limited exits and surround the occupants with toxic and flammable kinder.  Here, there were limited firefighting capabilities. Security is

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Suenos Azules Article on Living Aboard

This is just one of those great overview articles that I come across from time to time. It’s a solid take with some sound advice. Be sure to check it out if you’re looking for a good overview and advice regarding life aboard. I reserve the right

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How Much Does it Cost to Live Aboard a Boat?

It seems like I begin every blog the same way.   It depends.  How much do you want to pay? What kind of boat would you like to live aboard? What luxuries do you need?  What location would you like as your berth? And what expenses would you

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How big a boat do I need to live aboard?

You might think that longer means more storage and comfort. It does not. Longer means longer. That’s it. There is an immense difference between a narrow 42 footer and a beamy 35.

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Another Fine Liveaboard Oriented Site

Some nice articles on this latest site for liveaboards.  Pls be sure to visit: Liveaboard Living | Live on a Boat: liveaboard sailboat. Living aboard is truly an amazing lifestyle; … Living aboard a boat is waterfront living at its best and least expensive. … Calm waters,

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Love these Personal Stories

The MARINADELREYBOATPeople Come take a walk on the wild side.Daryl, Rick, Lila, Kate and Tawny and all the others out thee are just some very nice personal examples of why so many of us have been drawn to the lifestyle. For these, and so many other reasons,

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A few bad apples and landlubber support

This attached article reflects the ongoing tension between the little board community and the community-at-large. The article itself, and the accompanying commentary, overtly reflect the ongoing tension between historic versus progressive movement, and the monetary concerns that are reflected throughout the land-based community when it comes to

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Choosing between a New or Used Boat

Here is an article that is very high level and probably not many of the issues that  I would point out when it comes to choosing the right boat.  We have posted a video on the multimedia page, which includes lots of interviews and opinions on the

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Another terrific article on the lifestyle, particularly in the Pacific NW

Time and Tides – YahooNews – The Olympian – Olympia, Washington Calm waters, Mark N. www.livingaboard.net

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Canine Yacht Club – Nice discussion on the steps to living aboard

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Boat Living Revisited

how to get rid of eye floaters: Boat Living Revisited « 028818 Blog Best,  Mark Nicholas www.livingaboard.net

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Portrait of a Family Living Aboard in Winter

Portrait of a Family Living Aboard in Winter: Boston Family of Four Braves Marina Winter on their Boat Portrait of a Family Living Aboard in Winter Boston Family of Four Braves Marina Winter on their Boat

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Some thoughts on life aboard in foreign waters –

How To Live Aboard A Boat #2, Clearing Customs The most important rule to remember, one that some Americans forget, is that this is not your country and the island customs agents want you to acknowledge that fact and give them respect.

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