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[Chapter 5] – Living Onboard!

[Chapter 5] – Living Onboard!

Chapter 5 comes a few months after writing all the other chapters even though it looks like it was posted in sequence. After the initial mayhem of finding, buying and moving on board a boat, we have settled into life on board and WE LOVE IT. In saying that, after a...
[Chapter 4] – A Few Problems

[Chapter 4] – A Few Problems

Waking up after our first night’s sleep and we had slept surprisingly well. I had tied the dock lines so I was hoping we were still in the berth not in the middle of the ocean in the morning. It did take us a while to get to know all the noises of the boat and...
[Chapter 3] – Moving Day

[Chapter 3] – Moving Day

So we found a boat and it has been surveyed. Better yet the survey came back with a clean bill of health. Now what? Working with one finance company they said we can have the loan if we used our vehicles as security. At an interest rate of 10% it’s not greatest...
[Chapter 2] – The Survey

[Chapter 2] – The Survey

Driving home from seeing Sognare for the first time we were in love. We were so excited about what this boat could offer us. Sognare had everything we needed to live on board and we could already imagine owning her. As a boat, she had so much to offer and some new...
[Chapter 1] – Buying the Boat

[Chapter 1] – Buying the Boat

We got lucky and fell in love with the second boat we viewed, but there are just so many to choose from out there, both locally and overseas. We spent hours online looking at options. Knowing what you want is important and even writing a wish list helps to narrow the...