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Top 10 Things to Know Before Living Aboard Your Boat

By: Rob Hefner

Boats are awesome. Living on one is downright groovy and I say that with confidence because I have a whole two months experience in doing so. Even so, there are a few things I wish I’d known before we moved onto the boat. We have lived in a lot of different houses, but houses are different. They are neutral; a house doesn’t care if you’re there or not. It simply is, and you live there with little interaction. A boat is almost a living thing. It’s like a cat, alternating from ambivalent to your presence to demanding attention to plotting to kill you, and the shift between each one can happen without warning. Stupid cats. Anyway, here are the things I wish I’d known before we moved onto a boat. Continue reading Rob Hefner's blog.

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