We are counting down the tasks and days until we leave the ease of marina life and head out towards Mexico and beyond. Sometimes the tasks tick off quickly, more often the days do, but we chip away as best we can. We still are leaving time to see friends and to cement connections with […]
If you’re new to sewing, or haven’t sewed since high school it may be a little bit forbidding to jump into making canvas items for your boat. Probably the last thing you’d be thinking about are the sewing tools you might need – you’re probably focused on techniques. Facebook groups like Sewing on Boats can […]
I grew up in a sailing family. I learned by example from my dad, then by experimentation after that. Since our early boats had no engines (nor did they go in reverse!) I did not learn about docking except how to sail a tiny light boat up to a dock and turn into the wind. […]
Living aboard has its challenges and these products can make life just a little smoother sailing. Whether it’s maximizing your cooking space or minimizing mess these products helped me.
Two warm fleece hats that can be made in an hour.
We try to follow the “everything we bring aboard has to have at least two purposes” rule and although we don’t always follow this sage advice it’s a good place to start. So when we faced the issue of how to get music aboard we took a step backward and thought about what we really […]