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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Here are 5 tips for making your boat galley oven work better for you.
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Tips for Using a Galley Oven | The Boat Galley

Here are 5 tips for making your boat galley oven work better for you.

How much water do you need when you're cruising and living aboard? Don't forget to factor this in when you're making provisioning decisions.

Provisioning & Water | The Boat Galley

How much water do you need when you're cruising and living aboard? Don't forget to factor this in when you're making provisioning decisions.

How do you figure out the hull value of your boat for insurance? And how does it relate to your premiums?

Boat Insurance: Hull Values and Premiums | The Boat Galley

How do you figure out the hull value of your boat for insurance? And how does it relate to your premiums?

You can’t always get to a laundromat while cruising. Here’s the easiest ways to wash laundry by hand on a boat.
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Hand Washing Laundry Onboard | The Boat Galley

You can’t always get to a laundromat while cruising. Here’s the easiest ways to wash laundry by hand on a boat.

Staying organized onboard can be a challenge. But here's a nifty App that helps you keep track--of provisions, boat parts, projects, and more.

Organize Your Boat Lists with AnyList App | The Boat Galley

Staying organized onboard can be a challenge. But here's a nifty App that helps you keep track--of provisions, boat parts, projects, and more.

Don't lose track of the important records you need for your boat. This 5-in-1 log book will keep everything you need to keep track of close at hand--maintenance records, pumpouts, nightly watches, and more.
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Amazon.com : The Boat Galley 5-in-1 Ship's Log: 5 Trip and Maintenance Logs in 1 Book - Boater's Log

Don't lose track of the important records you need for your boat. This 5-in-1 log book will keep everything you need to keep track of close at hand--maintenance records, pumpouts, nightly watches, and more.

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.

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.

Many people go cruising in their early retirement years, but can you keep cruising at 75 ? What does it take?

Cruising When Older | The Boat Galley

Many people go cruising in their early retirement years, but can you keep cruising at 75 ? What does it take?

Mold and mildew are the bane of every boat owner in hot, humid areas. Tips to minimize the problem when they crop up.

Mold and Mildew | The Boat Galley

Mold and mildew are the bane of every boat owner in hot, humid areas. Tips to minimize the problem when they crop up.

A boat fridge fills up fast. Why are you keeping these things in it when you don’t have to? Learn to do this instead.
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How to Keep Less in Your Boat Fridge | The Boat Galley

A boat fridge fills up fast. Why are you keeping these things in it when you don’t have to? Learn to do this instead.

If you make mistakes provisioning, you'll be stuck with all kinds of food you don't need. Just follow the 2nd rule of provisioning and eat what you really need.
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Provisioning Your Boat | The Boat Galley

If you make mistakes provisioning, you'll be stuck with all kinds of food you don't need. Just follow the 2nd rule of provisioning and eat what you really need.

Step-by-step instructions for how to use an ice box or cooler for food storage. Learn how to set your cold box up and how long you can expect ice to last.

How to Use an Ice Box Cooler for Food Storage | The Boat Galley

Step-by-step instructions for how to use an ice box or cooler for food storage. Learn how to set your cold box up and how long you can expect ice to last.

How to have a salad garden on a boat if you're a liveaboard. What type of container and soil and where to put them at anchor or dock and underway.

A Garden on a Boat | The Boat Galley

How to have a salad garden on a boat if you're a liveaboard. What type of container and soil and where to put them at anchor or dock and underway.

Seconds count in an emergency. Are you really ready? Can you lay your hands on everything IMMEDIATELY?
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Where Are the Wood Plugs? | The Boat Galley

Seconds count in an emergency. Are you really ready? Can you lay your hands on everything IMMEDIATELY?

DEET is good at getting rid of bugs. But it's also good at damaging plastic. Here's what you need to know.

DEET and Plastics | The Boat Galley

DEET is good at getting rid of bugs. But it's also good at damaging plastic. Here's what you need to know.

Yes, you can manage mail while cruising. Here's how.

What Do You Do About Mail? | The Boat Galley

Yes, you can manage mail while cruising. Here's how.