The ship world is both intense and beautiful. It can also be dangerous and scary. On a motor boat, on a sailboat, on a semi-rigid ... Everything becomes easier when the rules of good living aboard a boat are anchored and you don't have to think about them constantly.
In the Marina of Empuriabrava, the world of navigation is very diverse. In the port you will meet passionate sailors together with young families who want to have fun aboard their first motor boat.
En Privilege Yacht, we deal with different clients from each other. Questions of good living often come up in conversations. There is always an anecdote to tell when it comes to a new boat project or some fears to calm down for a first marine project.
Choose the right footwear
The high heels? On board a motor or sailing boat, it is best to leave your heels in your suitcase. The ones that will best adapt to the nautical world are flat or notched soles that do not fade. Boat shoes, those of a lifetime, are seen everywhere even on the street.
And if you really want to score points, take your shoes off before getting on the boat.
There are also socks to put on the shoe. Disposable and non-disposable.
The water on board a boat is beautiful. Especially if you are going away for a few days and it will not be possible to fill the water tank for a while. Some tricks: turn off the water while brushing your teeth, take short showers, wash the vegetables and fruits before going out ... And to wash the dishes, wash with sea water and use fresh water only for the last rinse.
There is a very complete range of special cleaning products for the sea, also ecological.
Use the bathroom well
Between the electrical, marine and chemical toilets ... It could even be said that each ship has its own specific toilet! In any case, it is recommended not to throw anything down the toilet. Some homeowners even put a trash can nearby for the paper.
Listen to the captain
The captain is the leader, he has the first and the last word. For everyone's safety, their instructions must be listened to and their choices respected. It is even said that the captain chooses the music!
Do not stay in the middle
On board a ship, maneuvers are a dense moment during which the captain is focused and needs visibility. During maneuvers, it is better to stay on the sidelines. Participate in the tasks you know how to do and follow the captain's recommendations.
Knowing how to live aboard a ship is much broader than these 5 points. What are your tips?