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  1. New to it all! Q's about boats, sailing, budgets and safety

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hi all, Myself and my partner have been giving the liveaboard life some thought now for around a year. We both love to travel, and have been on boats but no active sailing experience yet, which we are trying to get now but then covid happened! We've started saving towards a boat and have...
  2. New to SailNet, not new to the water

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone and glad to be here! I'm an old Coastie currently landlocked in North Carolina but in the process of relocating to Central West Florida. We're looking for a liveaboard marina to call home, and plan to be there by August 2020. In the meantime, anyone with referrals please send them...
  3. New to Living on a Boat

    Living Aboard
    Hi everyone, I am looking to purchase a sailboat to live in. I am new to boats. What should I look out for when purchasing a used boat? Are there any prerequisites I need to meet before making my purchase (boat license, boat operation, etc.)? I don't know how to operate a boat, I only plan to...
  4. Getting back on the waves

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi! My name is Robert, a few years ago I used to be a liveaboard on my 28ft sailing boat. Then stuff happened and now I'm renovating my neglected sailboat with the goal of doing long distance sailing again by 2018. I just love it when people tell me it can't be done, gets me trying even harder...
  5. Couple reacquainting with sailing, ISO best vessel for live aboard

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone. For starters, my normal M.O. for research on any subject is to do Google searches and watch subject-appropriate videos, but this endeavor requires much more wisdom from experiences of those who thrive in the lifestyle we wish to align ourselves with. That said, my wife and I will be...
  6. Full Time Liveaboard/Houseboat Living in NJ

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hi, I am currently looking into options to live on a houseboat full time in New Jersey, preferably in Ocean County. I have been looking for rules/regulations to see if this is even a possibility due to the fact that winters can get tough here. Does anyone know what the rules and regulations are...