Welcome to our introduction to the important topic of the anchor windlass. What is an anchor windlass? How does an anchor winch work? Is an anchor windlass fully automatic? We answer these and the most common questions that people ask when learning to raise and lower their anchor.
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Liveaboard life can be a rewarding lifestyle but what are the pro's and con's? This beginners guide to living aboard a boat will help you decide whether sailboat living is for you. Our editor, Captain K lists the top plus and minus points about living aboard while keeping it real and supplying the facts. We answer the basics about living aboard a boat.
So you want to sell your boat but how do you get buyers interested and how can you sell your boat for the best price? This guide will take you through all the important things you need to know when selling a boat. How to present the boat for sale, what to say to potential buyers and importantly, how to behave during the sales process!
Retiring on a sailboat is a highly romantic notion for some, but how do you go about retirement as a liveaboard? If you are thinking of retiring on a boat and need some pointers then this guide will help you think about saving and achieving your dream of retiring on a yacht or other liveaboard boat.
Growing plants on a boat can significantly enhance your quality of life as a liveaboard, but how do you grow things on a liveaboard? Whether you grow vegetables on-board or garden plants for decoration, growing things can give you a real sense of achievement as well as something nice to look at and decorate the deck with. Read on for our guide to growing a garden on a boat.
Living aboard a boat seems like an exciting and fun way to live, but how does the novice get started? What kind of things do you need to begin life on a boat and how do you make the transition from land-living to liveaboard? Our intrepid Editor Captain K answers these questions and more in our guide on how to commence your new life living aboard a sailboat
Living aboard a boat can be a challenge but what do you need to consider when looking to become a liveaboard? Use our guide to what you need to think about when considering living aboard a boat. The romancing notions of being a liveaboard can overshadow the practical aspects but we discuss all the things you need to look at when wanting to become a liveaboard.