The officials in Green Cove Springs understand full-time cruisers (and RVers) and make it relatively painless to establish residency. Here’s how we did it, step by step. [More] Establishing Residency at St. Brendan’s Isle [Updated December 2018]
Making Your Boat Your (Only!) Home
Moving aboard for full-time cruising is a huge change, both logistically and emotionally.
Advice from someone who has done it twice.
As we become full-time cruisers again, why’d we choose Florida for our legal residence? [More] Why Florida Residency?
We say we’ve sold everything to move aboard, but the reality is that we’ve kept some sentimental items or things that we might use on land trips. Where should we store it? [More] Where To Store Our Non-Boat Stuff?
What do you do about mail when you’re off cruising for months at a time . . . or full-time? Here’s our plan. [More] What Do You Do About Mail?
Selling it all and moving aboard means ending one phase of our lives while looking forward to another. We’re on an emotional roller coaster! [More] The Roller Coaster
Staying organized is key when you’re moving from a house to the boat. Especially if you’re going 1000+ miles from the house to the boat! You need to get everything to the right place the first time. [More] Organizing to Move Aboard
You’re going to pay a lot of money to your broker. Make sure you get one that’s going to get your boat or house sold! [More] Choosing a Broker
Let others do the work of getting stuff to your boat! Okay, it won’t work with everything but it’ll help. [More] Getting Stuff to the Boat