The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat educates both dreamers and explorers alike with information about this wonderful and rewarding lifestyle. Mark Nicholas has combined his experience of life aboard with the advice of other liveaboards, marina owners, technicians, boat manufacturers and advocates in order to detail the challenges and offer real advice for success. This lifestyle, typically thought to be out of reach or "for other people," is now available to all who dream. Essentials explains, among other things, how to: . Figure out your needs . Choose the right boat . Buy the boat . Choose the right marina . Prepare for the lifestyle And more
The West Advisor
The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.