Living Aboard “Floating in Comfort!” September/October 2002

      Floating in Comfort Nisus, a 36′ Bayfield, could have been named “dream boat.” She has all the style and comfort of a good liveaboard home. Have you ever had an idea that you decided to act on, no matter how crazy your family and friends thought you were? After a life of raising a child, taking care of a big house, and working 9 to 5 for someone else, I decided I wanted to experience living on a boat while supporting myself as a freelance writer. I learned that my new husband of two years, while gung-ho about living aboard, didn’t … Continue reading Living Aboard “Floating in Comfort!” September/October 2002

Living Aboard “Nine to Five” March/April 2003

Nine to Five by Lee Ann Carter Work: it’s a fact of life. Since graduating from college I have always been employed by someone else – then, a couple of years ago, I was “downsized” due to the economy. After getting over the initial shock, I took losing my job as a sign to finally fulfill my dream of becoming a freelance writer. It was also during this time that my husband, Marc and I decided to sell our home, buy a boat, a 36′ Bayfield sailboat named Nisus, and become, along with our four cats and two dogs, full-time … Continue reading Living Aboard “Nine to Five” March/April 2003