This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our Disclosure for more info. I think the most popular question when moving aboard a boat is "where am I going to put all my stuff?" If you're like me and don't like clutter, this can be a challenging question. I recently went through Blue Turtle … [Read more...] about Boat interior storage ideas OR where to put all your stuff?
I've always loved touring the insides of boats. When we were shopping for a trawler, we would try to crawl around every interior possible to get an idea of what style and layouts we liked. I also love to see how other cruisers solve space issues and decorate to make it feel like home. We've been … [Read more...] about Tour inside our cozy live aboard trawler
We have no shortage of boat projects going on right now. We are tirelessly ticking things off our list to get the boat in shape for our family honeymoon to the Dry Tortugas and Key West. Some of the projects are musts, like regular maintenance and getting spare parts for the engine and generator. … [Read more...] about Main salon interior walls makeover
As I mentioned in my last post, we've been in project mode lately. Randy and I have a long list of boat chores and projects we are working on to get Blue Turtle into shape for our big Dry Tortugas/Keys trip at the end of June. As many of you know, Randy proposed to me last year in the Dry Tortugas … [Read more...] about Aft cabin makeover
Even with all these strange winter storms we've had lately, Randy and I actually managed to get a boat project done. When we bought Blue Turtle over 3 years ago, we always planned to address the interior walls. Our old boat has some very dated, mildewy, stained and ugly wallpaper that is peeling up … [Read more...] about V-berth makeover
When we bought the DeFever, one of the things we weren't crazy about was the fact that the main salon had built-in bench seating and bolted down table. When looking at different boats, we noticed that built-in seating is quite common in trawlers. We decided that if we found a boat with the built-in … [Read more...] about Main salon renovation
A few of you may have seen the photos posted here or on Facebook about our recent galley project, where we resurfaced our galley countertops with porcelain tile, replaced our faucet and installed a 2 burner cooktop where an old propane stove used to be. Since we had such a great outcome with the … [Read more...] about Another tiling project
When we bought the DeFever, it had an old propane stove in it that we immediately knew we'd want to replace. Besides it not being something we would use, it was rusted inside and rattled making a lot of noise. I decided that I wanted to remove it and instead, add a 2-burner electric ceramic cooktop. … [Read more...] about Trawler galley Project