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They Rebuilt This Boat into a Tiny Floating Cottage

This is the story of Pax, a tiny floating cottage restored and rebuilt by Jason and Cayley. It was originally one of the twenty-five boats built in Victoria, Canada for Expo ’86. They were able to acquire the ship for under $6,000 since it was in need of a complete rebuild. The two, one being [...]

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Couple Turns Floating Shed into a Gorgeous Houseboat 13

Couple Turns Shed into a Floating Cottage

Meet the Joneses! Brandon and Sarah were living in a normal house when the opportunity arose for them to purchase what would become a gorgeous houseboat. But at the beginning, it was really just a floating shed without any amenities! Eventually, the couple and their dog would love to sail the globe together, but this [...]

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1971 Ship-A-Shore Combo Cruiser (It’s a Boat and a Camper)

This is a 1971 Ship-A-Shore Combo Cruiser Camper (it’s a boat and a camper in one) but the cockpit on this one was removed in exchange for a larger bed, so it’s more like a permanent camper now. According to the listing, only 150 of them were ever made. They are built of Royalex and [...]

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He’s Lived on a Sailboat for 20 Years! 3

His 20+ Years Living on a Sailboat

Ian started living in his 1978 Hedonist Yatch, “BLOWN AWAY” back in 2000. He spent his free time making the boat livable, completely reconstructing the hull and repainting the lime-green exterior. His background in marine engineering definitely helped! About 5 years ago he met Natalie, who now lives in the sailboat with him, and the [...]

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They Built a Nordic House Boat Cabin in Stockholm

Houseboats aren’t exactly popular in Sweden, but when done, they are done well! This one sits on a special ice-resistant float so it can stay in the frozen water all year long. It’s set up as a vacation spot and includes a huge sauna, comfortable bedroom, and a full kitchen and office space. Double-glazed windows [...]

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Catching Dinner & Baking Bread on their 220 sq. ft. Sailboat Home 2

Catching Dinner & Baking Bread on Their 220 sq. ft. Sailboat Home

Jenny & Mac weren’t boat experts before selling their home on land and purchasing their 1980 Alberg37 sailboat — but they figured it out quickly! They’ve been living on the boat and sailing the seas now for 3 years. They love fishing from their sailboat and eating the catch of the day. And believe it [...]

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Six Years on Her 70s Party Boat Turned Tiny Home

Six Years on Her 70s Party Boat Turned Tiny Home

All it took was a serendipitous six-hour bus ride to change Molli’s life forever. But I won’t spoil the awesome story of how she came to possess this former 70s party boat she has called home for the past six years. The boat doesn’t sail, but it sits happily in the marina where Molli has [...]

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