Boat's are all about projects. Whether it is fixing things, upgrading things, modifying things, or the ever constant need to maintain things - the project list on a boat is perpetually long, and seemingly endless. Particularly as new boat owners - we have a nearly … [Read more...] about Upgrading Y-Not: Boat Project Planning (Lithium, Solar, Marine Electronics, and More!)
We generally keep a fairly hyper-mobile lifestyle - changing locations every few days to every few weeks. But every so often, we feel the call - to slow the heck down for a bit. By the time we were ramping up our boat hunt last fall, it was shouting loudly in our … [Read more...] about Sometimes Nomads Need to Grow Some Barnacles (Two Months in Fort Myers)
Our RV and our boat are our homes, where we lay our heads down to sleep every night. But so many come with, shall we say, crappy mattresses. Meant more for weekend excursions than everyday living. But you don't have to put up with it. There's nothing that says you have … [Read more...] about Crappy RV or Boat Mattress?? Tips for a Great Night’s Sleep!
Last October we shared in depth what we thought we were looking for in a Great Loop boat: Great Loop Boat Hunting – Chasing our Dreamboat As a recap, here were some of the things that we mentioned that we were seeking: "As for boat length – 40’ seems to be our sweet … [Read more...] about Selecting our Great Loop Boat: How We Ended Up With A Bayliner 4788 Motor Yacht
We've now been living aboard our boat Y-Not for 2 months, and it seems like a good time to share some of our initial thoughts on the lifestyle differences from our RV-life. This is by no means a competition between RV and boat life - we absolutely love RVing, and look … [Read more...] about Boat vs RV – First Impressions of Living Aboard a Boat & Differences from RV Living
The buying process of a boat and an RV are similar, but yet very different. Buying an RV is closer to the process of buying a vehicle, whereas a boat (at least a cruising style boat) is closer to a house. A while back we shared our tips & tricks for shopping for both … [Read more...] about Shopping for and Buying Our Boat