In late 2016, we announced we were starting our hunt for a boat with the intentions of pursuing the American Great Loop. It's an adventure we feel is more akin to 'RVing on Water' than setting off circumnavigating the world with epic blue water passages (like our … [Read more...] about What is the Great Loop? What is the AGLCA?
We love our boat Y-Not, and we're very pleased with our lives aboard her for the past two plus years. But every boat (or RV) decision comes with compromises. And we're often asked what are some of the trade-offs we see with the Bayliner 4788. So, this is that post. … [Read more...] about Our Top 10 Trade-Offs of the Bayliner 4788 Motoryacht
It is hard to believe we've been (mostly) living on Y-Not for over two years now - wow! In that time, we've tackled some pretty big upgrades and maintenance projects. Some long planned, others scheduled by serendipity. And in the course of the past two years, we have … [Read more...] about Y-Not Upgrades & Modifications: Two Year Update and Bayliner 4788 Tour
When we first hit the road in 2006 to travel full-time, being able to work remotely utilizing mobile internet was absolutely essential in pursuing our nomadic dreams. We started off in a super tiny travel trailer, we were in our early 30s and took our existing careers … [Read more...] about Our Mobile Internet Setup for RV and Boat – How We’ve Kept Online for 13 Years Of Technomadic Travel
Our first stop after leaving Jacksonville to cruise up the St. Johns River was Doctors Lake - only 12 nautical miles up stream. We figured this would be a good short first hop to get back into the groove of living on the water, and we had heard that you could dinghy … [Read more...] about “By All Rights, That Engine Should Start” – Suzuki DF15A Outboard & Customer Service Failure
Our Bayliner 4788 came originally equipped with a hefty Westerbeke 12.5KW diesel generator. Like most stock boat and RV generators - it was sized so that absolutely everything on board could be turned on at once, giving people a "just like home" electrical … [Read more...] about Boat Generator Upgrade: Replacing a Westerbeke 12.5 KW with a Northern Lights 6 KW in a Bayliner 4788