Ten years of using solar showers . . . 12 things we’ve learned for using it as your only shower on a boat! [More] Tips on Using a Solar Shower
Using & Conserving Water
You're surrounded by water on a boat, yet you have to conserve. Even a watermaker doesn't give you an unlimited supply.
Simple tips to stretch your supply without affecting your lifestyle.
In many cruising locales, laundromats or laundry services are few and far between. So we resort to doing laundry on the boat . . . a neat tool to make it a lot easier on your back and a few tips on how I do it. [More] Doing Laundry By Hand
Water is precious but you have to get the soap off the dishes. Use noticably less water with this tip! [More] How to Use Less Water on Your Soapy Dishes
We needed a way to quickly have good tasting water without having to go buy it. The PUR dispenser doesn’t just make good water, it’s great! [More] Making Water Taste Good
Dave’s long, fine, curly hair was a nightmare to deal with until a friend gave him some leave-in conditioner to try. Problem solved! [More] Leave-In Conditioner
Total win — al dente pasta with less water, less propane or other fuel, and less heat and steam in the boat! [More] Pasta on the Boat
The order that you measure ingredients can have a big impact on the clean up and how much water you’ll have to use! [More] Do You Love Making Cookies But Dread Washing Up?
Tips for the galley aren’t just limited to cooking. Many of the boat’s systems support the galley — such as the freshwater system. Here’s a good habit to get into. [More] Turn It Off . . .
How much water do cruisers typically use? And how do they use it? Here’s what you need to know before you head out on a longer trip! [More] How Much Water?
Be sure to consider your boat’s fresh water supply — and how long it has to last — when buying your provisions! [More] Provisioning & Water