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#1 of 3 Old 04-04-2011, 05:20 PM - Thread Starter
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I am looking for any houseboat living poeple,particularly families.How did you make the decision to livie aboard.Do you live there full time,do youhave kids and how did they adjust.How do you earn a living and what kind of boat do you live on.

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#2 of 3 Old 06-26-2011, 10:20 PM
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oooh soo cool! did you do this? I lived on a sailboat for a few months with one of my girlfriends when I was a teenager. We didn't ever go sailing as it was her aunts boat and she didn't give us the okay for that. I would love to live on a boat again someday. One thing I really regret was not taking a semester at sea when I was a student at university of california.

be good family...

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Minnow - I live on a  35' sailboat with my husband, 3 month old, and our 35lb. dog. We've been living aboard for 4 1/2 years and love it.  In fact, we love it so much that we decided we need a bit more space and my husband is working on our new home, a 45 footer. 


There are a fair bit of families living aboard and blogging these days, me included


Let me know if you have any questions.

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