The goal of my planning was entirely sustainable, off-grid living from May to November. All of our systems will run off of our 12-volt battery system, charged primarily by solar and additionally by wind generators.
I don’t drink coffee. I know, it’s strange. I simply can not stand the taste or smell of coffee no matter how many times I try it. Hot coffee, iced coffee, coffee ice cream…no, thank you. My wife, however, does drink coffee like a normal person, which means I make coffee on a regular basis. Due to the space and power constraints of life on a sailboat, a standard coffee maker isn’t practical.
It is amazing how quickly your things multiply when you live in one place for a while. Every time I move out of a house or apartment it seems my possessions have been breeding in the dark corners of my closets and bureaus. How else could it be that I find things I never knew […]