Why does it seem that the boat is never really clean? As soon as I finish vacuuming, I see more dust and dirt! [More] Where Is All This Dirt Coming From?
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:
Technology is wonderful . . . until you try to find the cord you need. Then it”s just a bowl of spaghetti. Reader Jane Head has a great — easy and inexpensive — solution that really works. [More] Taming the Cord Jungle
Eyeglass storage you can make in about 10 minutes — keep your sunglasses right by the companionway! [More] Easy Eyeglass Storage
Clogged drains are never any fun . . . but when there are tiny drain openings? Really frustrating. Here’s how to clear the gunk. [More] Galley Drain Gunk
Don’t injure yourself when the boat rolls! Yeah, drying siliverware can be a safety concern . . . [More] Draining Silverware
Our four-step approach to power on our boat means that we have electricity for everything we want. [More] No Amp Ogres!
Use less water to wash dishes and greatly reduce the chances of clogging the galley drain? Double-win! [More] Scraping the Dishes
Hate cleaning around the toilet and cutting your hands on the hose clamps? A DIY sewing project solves the problem! [More] Easier Head Cleaning
Being able to quickly find the owner’s manual you need: priceless! Except that my budget wasn’t unlimited. [More] Taming the Paper Aboard
My old dirty salt encrusted daypack looks new again and ALL the zippers work perfectly! [More] Saving Stuck Zippers