1. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs An Artist, a Shantyboat, and the Lost History of American River Communities

    Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways. BY JONATHAN CAREY MARCH 07, 2019 An Artist, a Shantyboat, and the Lost History of American River Communities Made from recycled materials, Modes’s shantyboat can weather the storms. WES MODES/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 THE RIVERS OF THE UNITED...
  2. Matt Derrick

    Video From Apartment Life to Living on a Sailboat in Alaska! Sailing & Cruising Liveaboards

    Megan and Rob are a pair of adventure seekers who are working hard to create the life of their dreams: living on a sailboat and exploring Alaska, working online and starting their own filmmaking company. All while continuing to actively explore their surroundings on bikes, in kayaks, in...
  3. Cracker

    squatting washed up boats

    There's a shitload of boats washed up everywhere in Florida after the hurricane. Even when there isn't a hurricane there's abandoned boats all over. If you could paddle to them on a raft or kayak or something they would be a great place to squat. I'm living on a boat right now and there's a...
  4. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs Meet the junk rafts and gutter punks of the Venice Canals

    Meet the junk rafts and gutter punks of the Venice Canals Tod Seelie Photographer In the summer of 2009, The Swimming Cities of Serenissima sailed from Slovenia to Italy, eventually making their way down the Grand Canal in Venice. The artist Swoon designed the junk rafts as a collective art...
  5. Cracker

    free boat website check it out
  6. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs Video How shantyboats helped build a culture

    A great video about the project by Kirsten Dirksen “I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable” – “Dry Salvages”, T.S. Eliot Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a...
  7. trickdaley

    Video How to Live On A Sailboat and Travel the World

    I recently met a couple who had just embarked on becoming full time "liveaboards." I joined them for a few days on their sailboat. Here is some insight on how to take the steps to this lifestyle from their perspective.
  8. Maximus

    Ended up in NYC...

    So I ended up in NYC and I'm crashing with some friends in Washington Heights. I remember reading awhile back about a community of boat punks over here in the city. Anybody able to give me info on their whereabouts? Looking for good people to hangout with on my free days, maybe contribute to the...
  9. trickdaley

    Canoeing to Mexico from NYC Episode 2

    Greetings from Virginia, I've now canoed over 250 miles from NYC and am taking a break to catch up on editing videos. You can track my progress live here: Check out my latest episode! I'm pretty stoked on this one... Thanks again to the STP family for your inspiration
  10. Matt Derrick

    Video Brilliant Yurt Design! - Mixing Tradition with Super Modern Construction

    I thought this video on putting together a yurt was pretty cool, so I thought I'd share it here. They also have a lot of other good videos about van dwelling, tiny houses, boat living, etc.
  11. Matt Derrick

    News & Blogs Video Pirates on the Danube Jamie Bowlby-Whiting cycled 1,000 miles on a £30 bicycle, then built a raft from recycled materials and floated down the Danube. Now that is what I call an adventure! Brew a cuppa and enjoy his tale. In the middle of 2012, I was working...

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