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Water We Thinking Primer on living aboard.

Welcome to the Blog about living aboard in Chicago!  If you are unfamiliar with the term "Living Aboard" I'll give you a brief primer on what it means.  Essentially it means to make your home a water vessel, or make your water vessel your home.  Take a motorboat, or a barge, or a sailboat, or even a floating home and spend your life there.  It's your house, and even though it isn't on land, it's your home.  There are a number of places around the world that you can live aboard, many people think of the tropics as a great place to spend their days in the sun and water.  There are other more surprising places as well, most famously Amsterdam, Paris, Seattle, and Marin County California.  I'd like to show you some of the possibilities of the lifestyle, so please read on to see what the life is like.  Take note all you other boaters, this is written for landlubbers, so the galley is the kitchen, the head is a bathroom.  I'll try to teach them the proper t…