The proper size of a boat to live on depends on the number of people and if it's a sail boat or cruiser your interested in. Are you going off shore or staying close to home? My wife and I have lived on a sail boat and a cruiser. We found the 30ft. sail boat a dream, but a lot of work in rough seas. The positive side is the wind, it's free fuel and when everything is going your way you can't beat it. We also had a 42ft. 1947 Monk cruiser that we bought after selling the sail boat. We lived on her for three years and loved it. She was a classic piece of workmanship. Her size gave us lots of room. Her name is Chatim Eagle,42ft. long and 11ft. at the beem. She slept six comfortably and had a shower that I could move around in as I am 6'3" tall, a nice galley with a Pacific stove for heating and cooking. The Master Bedroom had a Queen size bed built in with drawers. Hot and cold fresh water on board with a 150 gallon water tank and a 10 gallon hot water tank. The boat was powered by a Isuzu motor that gave us a cruising speed of 6-7 knots. I had removed the old Chrysler gas engine which was a 1947 gas eater. Being that she was a semie displacement hull which means she was a shallow draft boat that drew only three and a half feet of water. This also means that her hull speed was 8-9 knots. Chatim Eagle had a nice flare to her bow which helped greatly to pancake the waves. She had a three station steering system. One below deck, one on deck and one on the top bridge. She was a very sea worthy vessel and we miss her. I shouldn't have sold her. One more thing, Head room. The one thing I didn't like about the sail boat was it's lack of head room. It was only 5'10" tall and at times one felt like you were living in a hole. So for me it's a cruiser, at least 35-to 50ft.
If you live in PA do you need to have a NJ Boating license?
Depending on where you live the cost of boat insurance differs. You will need to establish your needs for the boat. WIll you be on the boat more than it will be docked? You need to know how much your boat is worth etc.
Common sense would tell you that at the absolute minimum you need to have a life preserver for each and every passenger in the boat. It would also be a good idea to have a fire extinguisher aboard and a first aid kit. If you are operating the boat at night you will need to have running lights fore and aft.
because they, in turn, are large.
I live in Miami, Fl and will be going to Europe for the summer and need to find storage for my boat. Can you tell me the name of a company that stores boat in Miami?
Depends on weather. A small boat will do it, but plan on being underway the whole time, be familiar with all laws, and CHECK THE WEATHER.
Make sure the boat cover is large enough to cover all parts of the boat that need it. Also, make sure the fabric is strong enough to withstand the climate in your area. You mostly need to know the quality, by that meaning also durability. You also need to how efficient it is by meaning can it stay in strong winds.
You can live live without your large intestines but not without your small intestines. Your large intestine absorbs water but the small absorbs all of the nutrients you need. There are no substitutes for the small intestine.
You need both small and large intesines.
No,just need to name your boat.
Yes, if the boat is under coast guard jurisdiction, or some other place that has adopted coast-guard regulations for fire extinguishers, then any REQUIRED fire extinguisher aboard must be coast-guard approved and labelled accordingly.
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does a private owner of a small boat need to licence a boat under 30ft.
It really depends on the state that you are in. There are different rules and regulations. In Kentucky, where I live, you have to license "anything" with a trolling motor no matter what (inflatable boat, canoe, etc.) It seems kind of silly though!
you do need a licence to drive a boat in Maryland
need to know if i qualify for a boat loan..
You need a certified safe life jacket for every passenger aboard. Legally requiredor not, you need the life jackets and a fire extinguisher, flares to signal for help, medical kit.
do you need a boat licence for a 5hp outboard
That's going to depend on whether you're sailing aboard a bass boat or an aircraft carrier. The question neglected to specify that critical distinction.
To rent a boat you do not normally need a boating license. It will depend on what kind of boat or watercraft you are renting and what state you are in.
No. Paddle Boat is just only an simple boat for transportation in short distance.
no you need a boat license no matter how old you are
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First, we will need a live dinosaur and a very large thermometer..............