Australia & New Zealand Cruises

Living And Cruising On A Boat (without a trust fund)

We live on a boat and cruise when we can and we do not have a trust fund. We fund the lifestyle ourselves by working multiple jobs in different seasons and doing all our own boat work. We find boats that need work but are still structurally sound and we do that work to get them back into cruising shape. One of the best books I have read and which has taught me a lot about this kind of work is called “This Old Boat” –

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iPad mini 3 (we use Navionics app sold separate) –
Waterproof case for iPad mini –
Cradle for iPad mini in case –
Mount for iPad mini in cradle (buy multiple bases for multiple mounting locations) –


Skin safe, reef safe, organic sunblock –
Drone (relatively cheap – compared to others – but amazing quality and functionality) –
Gopro Hero 4 –
Waterproof iPhone case –
Flexy Tripod for phone –
Awesome Waterproof Handheld VHF we use –

Essential Boatlife Reading:

Chapmans Bible (should be on every boat or in every boaters home) –
“The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat” –
“Tweet Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere” –
“20 Affordable Sailboats To Take You Anywhere” –

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