When a jar of shells (or a bag of sea beans) is a time travel machine, it reminds me that even on a small boat, indulging your passions matters. [More] Collections
Organizing & Storing Stuff
Start taking stuff aboard your boat and you're immediately struck by the fact that there's not a lot of storage space and organizing it is tough.
Storage ideas we've collected in ten years of living aboard . . .
Getting rid of stuff can be liberating – and difficult. Both feelings are part of the process, and both need attention. [More] Thanksgiving – or, Start Downsizing!
The argument over glass on a boat is legendary. Nica is solidly in the YES camp, and she shares why (it’s not just about the wine!) [More] 5 Reasons We Have Glass On Board
You hope you’ll never need the ditch bag, but you’ve got one. It’s tempting to stash it in the lazarette or under the bed. But is that the right place for it? [More] Where to Store the Ditch Bag
You’ve decided to downsize, but where do you even start? The job can appear overwhelming. Here’s a guide to making it manageable. [More] Downsizing 101
Wondering what to do with a lifetime of photo albums as you’re downsizing? Scanning them is a great option and this scanner makes it faster and easier than ever. [More] Downsizing: Old Photo Albums
A simple way to organize your boat’s (or home’s) owner manuals so you can find the one you need quickly when you need it. [More] Organizing Owner’s Manuals
Think your boat is messy when you’re working on a project? Take a look at ours! [More] Boat Mess
Organizing everything on your boat can seem like a never-ending task. Some tips, as well as why I think it happens. [More] Where Should I Put What?
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