Other Boating Sites

Boat Building

Messing-about.com - Resources for the Boat Builder, Renovator and Small Boat Skipper

Rigging Small Sailboats - eBook from Glen-L

Duckworks - Online boatbuilding magazine

Marine Wiring has taken the time to publish the ABYC standards for marine electrical. Very helpful.

Back Yard Yacht Builders - A group dedicated to promoting the fun and reward to be found in building and sailing plywood boats.

Great Falls Boatworks - Great Falls Boat Works is a small wooden Boat Building company specializing in boats under 22 feet in length constructed in wood, plywood and epoxy, and soon - foam cored fiberglass.

Gig Harbor Boat works - Gig Harbor Boat Works is the builder of a unique line of custom small boats for rowing and sailing. Our boats are modern reproductions of small boats used during the last century of working sail when people earned their living using only wind and oar.


Living Aboard Magazine Dedicated to people who dream of the life and live the dream of living aboard watercraft. In continuous publication for more than a quarter-century, each bi-monthly edition shows how liveaboards do it on sailboats, motorboats, houseboats, trawlers.

Living Aboard in Paris - Reff describes his experiences living aboard on his boat in Paris

Living on Boats - If you"re looking for information about living on a boat or houseboat in the UK then look no further.

Canal Junction - English, Welsh and Scottish cruising canals

Bill & Nancy - We are currently living in France aboard the very first boat that we have ever owned, a converted 22 meter Dutch barge named Eclaircie. Our web site is designed as a postcard home to keep you up to date on our adventures.

DBA - DBA the Barge Association, previously known as the Dutch Barge Association, is generally but by no means exclusively concerned with Big Old Boats from any origin converted for living afloat and pleasure cruising in Europe.

Living Aboard - Resources for cruising sailors

Life Aboard - Follow our family as we live aboard our sailboat (an Alberg 30', built in 1969) in the great, but not so white north - Canada.

MV Patricia Ann - Welcome to our MV Patricia Ann blog. This blog is about the cruising and living aboard adventures of Mike and Mary aboard their trawler, the Patricia Ann, located in Northeast Florida, USA. This blog is written to guide, entertain, and inform you about the nautical lifestyle of living aboard a boat.

The Live Aboard/Cruising Wannabee Home Page - This page is dedicated to our dream. One day we hope to live aboard our sailboat and cruise full-time. On this page we would like to share the process we are using to meet our goal. You will also find links to other sites that we have found useful. (Russ & Robin Barneveld)

Washington Liveaboard Association - The WLA was formed in 1998 to serve as a conduit for sharing experience, education, and information between people living aboard boats and their larger community


The Trouser Rollers - "We began our sixties as full-time working stiffs. We cleared the hump of life and watched retirement approach; with it, the grave came inching into view. Time was flying. In 2000 we screwed up our courage, covered our eyes, and leapt into the cruising life"

Illywhacker-Cruising Life - " We hope this page will encourage readers to differentiate between sailors who pound across oceans in record time and those who make safe and often enjoyable passages for the purpose of pursuing a life aboard ... abroad in exciting new ports".

Cruising Resources - " CR comes of skippering our family cruising boats (21" and 52") some 18,000 miles up, down, and across the Atlantic, Med and Caribbean". David Stookey

Cruising Cost - Beth A. Lenord and Evans Starzinger "To help you determine how much money you need for whatever voyage you are planning, this article will examine the budgets of three very different boats: Simplicity, Moderation, and High Life "

Brenda and John Davidson - By Boat through the french canals and rivers

Open Book Project - The Open Book Project is aimed at the educational community and seeks to encourage and coordinate collaboration among students and teachers for the development of high quality, freely distributable textbooks and educational materials on a wide range of topics. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web are making collaboration among educators on a global scale possible for the first

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