Blue Turtle Cruising

Bottom Cleaning your boat in Southwest Florida

This post contains affiliate links through Amazon. Please read our Disclosure for more info. PLEASE NOTE: This post is intended as a guide living aboard in Southwest Florida and how we bottom dive our boat. WE DO NOT OFFER DIVING SERVICES. Please contact a local diving company for rates for bottom cleaning. One thing you will …

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Single engine vs. twin engine trawler, maintenance, fuel consumption, costs and other considerations

maintaining a single diesel engine

We’ve received several comments and questions about what our thoughts are on a single engine trawler vs. twin engines. Many folks have questions about the maintenance and operational costs as well as safety and redundancy. This topic of single vs. twin is always highly debated and there are good arguments for both sides. There’s a great article …

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The costs of living aboard a boat

I’ve been asked by a few people on the blog about what it costs to live aboard a boat. The numbers below represent roughly what we pay but can vary depending on many variables and personal situations. Overall, our month-to-month expenses add up to what it would cost to rent a 1 bedroom apartment. Gone …

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