The Liveaboard Report: A Boat Dweller's Guide to What Works and What Doesn't

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What do you get when an ex-NASA engineer and statistician turned bestselling how-to-writer decides to move aboard a boat? The Liveaboard Report, a statistical analysis filled with bar charts and pie graphs that quantifies what works and what doesn't for a representative sampling of liveaboard boaters. Charlie Wing interviewed 71 liveaboards of all sorts, and asked them 400 questions about what most aspiring liveaboards want to know: What does it cost? What boat should I get? Is refrigeration worth the hassle? What anchor works best? This book is different from other liveaboard guides. This author doesn't say, "Listen up--I am an expert, and this is the way to do it." Instead, he says "I asked this question of 71 crews with 277 collective years' experience living aboard. Three percent said X, 20 percent said Y, and 77 percent said Z. Let that be your guide."

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``A useful resource to people new to the sport and recreation of cruising as well as those who anticipate moving to another level in their favorite pursuit.'' ( Cruising World)

``A valuable tool for anyone currently living aboard, as well as for anyone contemplating living aboard.'' ( The Ensign)

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What do you get when an ex-NASA engineer and statistician turned bestselling how-to-writer decides to move aboard a boat? The Liveaboard Report. As author Charlie Wing says, ``Most books are the result of someone thinking they have something interesting to say. This book is just the opposite. This book is about what I don't know about living aboard a boat.'' As such, this book is different from other liveaboard guides. This author is not saying, ``Listen up--I am an expert, and this is the way to do it.'' Instead, he is saying ``I asked this question of 71 crews with 277 collective years living aboard. Three percent said X, 20 percent said Y, and 77 percent said Z. Let that be your guide.'' Designed as a pragmatic bookend to Gently With the Tides, The Liveaboard Report is essential reading for prospective boat dwellers.

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