Boat Banter

 

Living on a boat has its fair share of ups, downs and surprises, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or just curious about living aboard, this is the page for you. Here you’ll find posts about everything boating, cruising and live aboard related. Feel free to comment and join the conversation.

Consider It Pure Joy

Consider It Pure Joy

When James wrote “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds” (James 1:2), I’m pretty sure he was writing to me. After nearly 11 weeks on the hard, we’ve had one trial after another and it’s safe to say I’m almost done. What...

Surviving Sea Sickness

Surviving Sea Sickness

There are two types of people in this world; the type who get chronically seasick and the type who don’t. Unfortunately, I fall into the first camp and have been known to get seasick without even leaving the marina. Until recently I relied on seasick remedies for...

Finding the Perfect Boat for Us

Finding the Perfect Boat for Us

If there’s one thing I know for sure, there’s no such thing as the perfect boat - but there is such a thing as the perfect boat for you. Hapai is the perfect boat for us. Going into this journey we knew that finding our perfect boat was going to take some time, and...

Finding the Perfect Boat for You

Finding the Perfect Boat for You

I’ve said it before, there is no such thing as the perfect boat. However, there is such a thing as the perfect boat for you. If you’re still searching for your perfect vessel, these top tips might help you out. Know What’s Important to You If you’re planning on...