How much stuff do you really need on board your cruising boat? Probably not everything you think. Learn how to choose what to keep and what to donate. [More] Don’t Weigh Your Boat Down with Stuff
Storage On A Boat
Optimize storage on a boat with ideas for organizing storage areas, the best containers to use to avoid breakage, mold, mildew and bugs, ways to get cardboard off the boat, and how to know where on the boat everything is.
Get detailed how-to's on storing:
If you have an open area on your boat, optimize storage with drawers. Here’s how to do it for your cat (with a tip for monohulls). [More] Setting Up Easy Storage Drawers
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
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
Where and how to store your boat’s ditch bag so that you can grab it instantly, plus five tips so it’s ready for an emergency and will serve you well. [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
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
Boat mess is a fact when you’re working on a project in a small space. There just isn’t room to neatly move stuff aside. A look at what happens. [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?