The toilet is clogged or the boat needs a pumpout . . . but you need to go. What do you do? [More] Emergency Toilet: The Wag Bag
Living on a Boat
Everyday life doesn't stop just because you're on a boat.
Storage. Organization. Mail. Taxes. Trash. Laundry. Cleaning. Kids. Pets. Ideas that work in the real world.
The Mantus Waterproof Purse will keep your phone, keys and wallet safe from an accidental dunking, rain downpour or wet dinghy ride, yet look great for casual events. [More] Mantus Waterproof Purse
How do real-life cruisers store their galley equipment and supplies on a monohull? Photos from a Caliber 40. [More] Real-Life Monohull Galley Storage
Laundry room etiquette is really just a matter of respecting other people’s time and laundry. The unwritten rules . . . [More] In the Laundry Room
What do galley storage areas on a boat look like in real life? A photo tour of the lockers on our boat just as they really are! [More] Real-Life Galley Storage
If you keep your trash and recycling bags or bins next to each other, it can be hard to make sure you’re putting items in the correct bag. One tiny change made all the difference! [More] Keeping Trash and Recycling Separate
Cardboard can hide bugs, pick up moisture, get squishy and then even mildew. Here’s how to keep your bags organized without the cardboard. [More] Organizing Bags without Cardboard
How to use coconut coir in a composting toilet, including the exact amount of water to rehydrate it with, and tips on dealing with a fly infestation. [More] Composting Toilet Tips
Thinking of cruising with your kids, but stuck and confused when it comes to the idea of homeschooling? Kate Laird’s new book provides practical info to make it work for you and your kids! [More] Homeschool Teacher
An easy, lightweight and economical way to organize storage areas on a catamaran [More] Easy Storage Drawers