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5 Boat Steering Wheels for Sharp Steering and Style

There are lots of important parts to any boat. You have the hull, the propeller, the anchor, the gunwales, the stern and so much more. I like to make sure there’s a cooler on board, too. But without a boat steering wheel, all those other components really add up to nothing …

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How to Lay Carpet in a Boat Without Any Hassle

At first blush, you might think that laying carpet in a boat makes as much sense as laying carpet in a kitchen. Isn’t a fabric-lined boat floor just asking for messes caused by everything from fuel to fish guts? Not to mention dampness and mold issues simply caused by water, …

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The Top 5 Safety Tips for Having Kids on a Boat

Kids love boats. One of the most attractive features of boats is that they’re truly family friendly. Hopping on the boat is a natural way to get some wholesome family entertainment outdoors. Who wouldn’t love to spend time on the water with their kiddos? It’s so great to know that …

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The Liveaboard Trawler: Is It the Best Boat for Your Nautical Life?

Have you ever considered living aboard a boat? Those marine biologists, undercover detectives and private investigators of movies and ’80s TV make it look so cool. Whether you’re in San Diego, Seattle, Vancouver, Miami or some other place, deciding to live aboard your boat can be confusing, stressful and exciting …

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The Best Places to Live Aboard a Boat in the United States

Living aboard a boat presents you with freedom and privacy. It means endless opportunities for recreation and adventure. It relieves you of many of the everyday stresses landlubbers must face, like maintaining a yard and property. Even though you’ll have boat maintenance and even marina maintenances. For many people, living aboard …

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What Is the Liveaboard Boat Lifestyle and Is It Right for You?

Living on a boat isn’t the same as living on dry land. It’s a whole different lifestyle. Before you think, “duh,” realize that, for the many ways in which you think they’re different, there are hundreds if not thousands of details that haven’t crossed your mind yet. The lifestyle differences range …