So, you’re stuck on land for whatever reason. You’ve made a decision that you’re going to do this – you’re going to live on a boat and travel with your family. You’re reading blogs, watching videos on YouTube. You’ve sifted through Yachtworld and Sailboatlisting.com to see what’s out there. Perhaps you’ve looked into homeschooling.
Now, all that leaves you with this deep want to get out on the sea with your family. You’re ready to drop everything and just GO. But you’re a planner, you want to be thoughtful in your moves. So, what’s your next step? What can you possibly do stuck in a house without a boat in sight? Actually,
- Downsize and Reduce
- Working Together as a Family
- Getting Experience
- Diesel Engine Maintenance classes
- Weather (heavy weather and reading weather)
- Electrical Systems
- Communication Systems
- First Aid
- Sailing classes (ex: ASA)
Annapolis School of Seamanship (diesel, electrical, navigation, safety, weather)
Mack Boring Yanmar (engine) Classes
Narragansett Sailing School (diesel, electrical, ASA cruising courses)
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) (electrical systems, diesel engines)
Do you recommend others? Add a comment below and I’ll add them to the list!