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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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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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1988 DeFever 44 Trawler Sea Y’All 2

Sea Y’all: Empty-Nesters’ 1988 DeFever 44 Trawler

When these empty nesters moved from Texas to California, they never imagined they’d choose full-time life on the water! But they discovered that purchasing a boat home was far more affordable than they’d originally thought, and they are now celebrating 5 years of marina life. After two years in a smaller boat, they upgraded to [...]

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Active Duty Navy Officer & His Trawler Tiny Home 2

Active Duty Navy Officer & His Trawler Tiny Home

When Johnny thought he was getting a new Navy position that would have him deploying more frequently, he chose to rent out his home and purchase a 1981 CHB Ed Monk Trawler to use as his home base wherever he went (rather than paying rent in a number of cities). The Navy ended up cancelling [...]

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Marine & Navy Vet’s Catamaran Life w Trampoline! 2

Marine & Navy Vet’s Catamaran Life w/ Trampoline!

Marine Corp veteran, Lee, and Navy Navigator, Nick, ditched “normal” about a year ago and purchased a 2004 Lagoon 440F Catamaran which they plan on living in until they retire from military life and can travel the world in their vessel. Turns out this Catamaran has actually already circumnavigated the globe with its first owners, [...]

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From 3,000 Sq. Ft. in Texas Suburbia to Trawler Boat Life: Family of 5 9

From 3,000 Sq. Ft. in Texas Suburbia to Trawler Boat Life: Family of 5

Chris and Jolene have three preteen boys, and the family used to do the typical suburban rat race of tons of sports and activities, work 9 to 5, and a zombie-like existence trying to afford a 3,000 square foot cookie-cutter home. Then, about two years ago, Chris sold his company and the family searched for [...]

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Family of 6 Traveling the World in Their 28 Ft. Sailboat (with NO engine)!  45

Family of 6 Traveling the World in Their 28 Ft. Sailboat (with NO engine)!

Living tiny with a family of 6 is already impressive — but what about living tiny on a 28 ft. sailboat with no engine? This amazing family got rid of fossil fuels and has been living on the water for 3 years, sailing sans engine most recently. They converted the engine room into cabins for [...]

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