Living on a Boat

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Everyday life doesn't stop just because you're on a boat. Storage. Organization. Mail. Taxes. Trash. Laundry. Cleaning. Kids. Pets. Ideas that work in the real world.

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A clogged head usually means a nasty job where you have to take the toilet halfway apart.  Follow this rule and go years without a clog! Retirement, Clogs, Toilet, Boat, Lifestyle, Clog Sandals, Flush Toilet, Dinghy, Retirement Age

Prevent a Clogged Head | The Boat Galley

A clogged head usually means a nasty job where you have to take the toilet halfway apart. Many cruisers follow this rule and go years without a clog.

The weather is forecasting a hurricane headed in your direction? How long do you have to get ready? #hurricane #liveaboard Cruise Boat, I Need To Know, Do You Really, Boats, Prepping, Weather, How To Get, Tips

Hurricane Prep: How Much Time Do You Have | The Boat Galley

When you see a hurricane heading towards you, how much time do you have for hurricane prep? Step-by-step way to determine when you need to be ready.

Laying out the process we used when choosing who would handle our mail.

Choosing a Virtual Mailbox | The Boat Galley

Laying out the process we used when choosing who would handle our mail.

RV humidity is uncomfortable and can do RV damage. This article tests the battle of DampRid vs an RV dehumidifier. Learn DampRid uses for RV dampness and moisture control and the factors that cause moisture and how to avoid them. Click, save or send to learn more! #rvblogger #rvliving #rvlife #rvfulltime #rvstorage #rvtips #traveltrailer #campingtips #motorhome #campertips #damprid #dehumidifier #fifthwheel #rvessentials #rvmusthaves #campingessentials #campinglist #campingbeginner

DampRid vs Dehumidifier - How to Reduce Humidity in an RV – RVBlogger

A dehumidifier works better in an open area with a lot of air flow and Damprid works better in areas with restricted airflow. But to get the best results...

Need to know your boat details? Here's how to have all the model numbers, sizes, when installed and more available at your fingertips. Try To Remember, I Need To Know, Gifts For Boaters, Knowing You, Numbers, Stress, Learning, Live, Detail

Know Your Boat Details | The Boat Galley

Need to know your boat details? Here's how to have all the model numbers, sizes, when installed and more available at your fingertips.

Here's a great sailing movie. It will give you food for thought. #TheBoatGalley #cruising

A great cruising and sailing movie!

The Boat Galley explores the liveaboard & cruising lifestyle. Decide if living on a boat is for you. Find detailed how-to's for your sailboat adventures.

Propane 101: everything you need to know to safely use a propane stove on a boat, including how to light a burner and how long a tank of propane will last. Propane Stove, I Need To Know, Water Conservation, Being Used, Boat, Learning, Cooking, Cruise, Projects

How to Use Propane on a Boat | The Boat Galley

Propane 101: everything you need to know to safely use a propane stove on a boat, including how to light a burner and how long a tank of propane will last.

8 things to consider if you're thinking about buying a boat and cruising. Sailing Cruises, Sailing Catamaran, Sailing Trips, Ireland Vacation, Ireland Travel, Galway Ireland, Cork Ireland, Boating Tips, Living On A Boat

What Is Cruising? | The Boat Galley

Cruising has lots of different definitions; you can make it what you want. Eight areas to think about as you contemplate a cruising life.

What do you do about mail when you're off cruising for months at a time . . . or full-time? Here's our plan. Living On A Boat, Cruise Boat, I Need To Know, The Real World, Boats, How To Plan, Learning, Life, Ships

What Do You Do About Mail? | The Boat Galley

Nine strategies for handling mail if you live on a boat. How to decrease the amount of mail you receive and forward the important items.

A battery monitor keeps you from getting low before you know it. Here are DIY instructions and info about how we chose this monitor. Boat Projects, Easy Projects, Living On A Boat, Cooking Videos, Water Crafts, Step By Step Instructions, Cooking Timer, Tiny House, Monitor

Choosing and Installing a Victron Battery Monitor | The Boat Galley

Step-by-step instructions with pictures to install a Victron battery monitor, including reasons for having a battery monitor and why we chose this one.

How to prepare your boat for a hurricane, with ten things you absolutely must do and why. Give your boat a fighting chance! Living On A Boat, Boat Safety, The Real World, Public Transport, Boating, Cruise, Life, Cruises, Boats

How To Prepare A Boat For A Major Hurricane | The Boat Galley

How to prepare your boat for a hurricane, with ten things you absolutely must do and why. Give your boat a fighting chance!

Downsizing to move into a boat or RV can be an emotional roller coaster. Here's what you need to expect. #RVliving #Vanlife #liveaboard #TheBoatGalley #downsizing Living On A Boat, Rv Living, Buy A Boat, I Need To Know, The Real World, Roller Coaster, Van Life, Coasters, Cruise

The Roller Coaster | The Boat Galley

Selling it all and moving aboard means ending one phase of our lives while looking forward to another. We're on an emotional roller coaster!

Yes, you can grow greens and herbs (and even tomatoes!) on your sailboat. Check out this clever DIY to help you make your own boat garden. County Cork Ireland, Galway Ireland, Ireland Vacation, Ireland Travel, Boating Tips, Organic Structure, Living On A Boat, Boat Projects, Red Tomato

DIY Boat Garden | The Boat Galley

Yes, you can grow greens and herbs (and even tomatoes!) on your sailboat. Check out this clever DIY to help you make your own boat garden.

Storing food is different on a boat. Before you decide where to store it, you need to know what hazards you're protecting your food stores from. #TheBoatGalley #liveaboard #boatgalley Living On A Boat, Steps To Success, Types Of Food, Food Storage, A Food, Cruise, Goals, Learning, Store

How to Store Food on a Boat: The Goals | The Boat Galley

The first step in storing food on a boat is knowing what you need to protect it from. It's a bit different from storing food ashore, with more hazards!

These ten items will take living on a boat from "okay" to "WOW! I love this!" Things to make it more comfortable and more fun. #theboatgalley Living On A Boat, Tiny House Living, Gifts For Boaters, Liveaboard Sailboat, Make A Boat, Boat Storage, Boat Stuff, Paris Travel, Sailing Ships

Ten Things that are Great on a Boat | The Boat Galley

These ten items will take living on a boat from "okay" to "WOW! I love this!" Things to make it more comfortable and more fun.

How to store drinks -- such as stocks of soft drinks, beer, powdered drinks, wine bottles and boxed drinks -- safely on a boat. Living On A Boat, Organizing, Organization, Day Drinking, Boat Stuff, Boat Parts, Types Of Food, Wine Bottles, Food Storage

Storing Drinks on a Boat | The Boat Galley

How to store drinks -- such as stocks of soft drinks, beer, powdered drinks, wine bottles and boxed drinks -- safely on a boat.