Hungry for fresh salad greens on the boat? But know that they won’t stay fresh for long? Here’s how to grow your own! [More] Fresh From the Garden on a Boat
Living on a Boat
What is living on a boat really like? How do you handle the everyday things? Could you really do it? All the info you need to make a smooth transition:
A touching read-aloud story of the sea for boat kids or visiting grandkids. And the adults will love it, too! [More] Buoy – Home at Sea
Ten of our favorite items for living on our boat. Life aboard is so much nicer with these — they make reality equal the dream. [More] Ten Things That Make Life Aboard Better
Hot? Don’t just have a cold drink for happy hour — jump in the drink! Here’s a few tips to make it a great time. [More] Happy Hour IN the Water
Hot and humid conditions can make medications melt . . . here’s a reader tip on a great way to store those expensive and important stores! [More] Storing Medications
How do you get gunk out of various nooks and crannies in the galley, around fiddles and other tight spaces? Make your own perfect tool out of an old toothbrush! [More] Cleaning in Tight Spaces
Ah, I just love spring cleaning! NOT. But doing a really thorough job pays off with fewer bugs, rodents and funky smells . . . and lets you know of any potential problem areas. [More] Spring Cleaning in the Galley
I’m not an expert on cats at all. But thanks to a reader, I now have answers for a couple of the most frequently asked questions, including the best way to store their food. [More] Cat Aboard!
A clogged head usually means a nasty job where you have to take the toilet halfway apart. Many cruisers follow this rule and go years without a clog. [More] Prevent a Clogged Head
Tips for the galley aren’t just limited to cooking. Many of the boat’s systems support the galley — such as the freshwater system. Here’s a good habit to get into. [More] Turn It Off . . .