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George! The new cat in town

Well after much thinking, conversation and a small impulse one afternoon we have George. It is so nice having a small companion onboard. We aren’t cruising around the world, yet, but even though we aren’t doesn’t mean we didn’t think this...
32 Amp Shore Power and our 16 Amp Boat

32 Amp Shore Power and our 16 Amp Boat

As with any house move, there is always the expectation that SOMETHING will go wrong, even if it’s just something minor. When we moved to Fairway Bay, we knew that would be no exception. Moving a boat is a little easier than moving house, and significantly less...
Electro-Scan Idea

Electro-Scan Idea

The usual topic of toilets comes up time and time again when people are interested in living on board a boat. Do you have toilets on board and how do they work?? Of course we do, and the answer is nothing like your toilet at home! We bought the boat with electric...
What does it cost to live aboard in Auckland?

What does it cost to live aboard in Auckland?

What are the costs when it comes to living on a boat? Does it cost much to keep the boat at the marina? What about maintenance each year? Do you work on the boat? What about when a ‘guy’ comes out to do repairs? Ok, you get the idea. When it comes to...

Why we moved to Fairway Bay

Fairway Bay is a tiny little marina with only 36 berths. It is right next door to Gulf Harbour Marina on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula. With Auckland hosting the next Americas Cup you would assume living aboard would be more widely accepted and allowed here in the City...
We went B&G

We went B&G

Now if you don’t follow us on Instagram you should be thankful because for a while there we couldn’t contain our excitement for the B&G install day to finally come. Before we get into the story let me rewind a little. At the time of writing we have...