Tiny Floating Homes: VACILANDO

Would you like to take a tour through the inside of a 35′ sailboat?

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Take a peek at Vacilando

 

DESCRIPTION

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Classic fin keel aft cockpit cruising yacht

Built in Tampa by Cal Jensen, 1984

Designed by the legendary William “Bill” Lapworth

 

DIMENSIONS

LOA: 35′          LWL: 28′ 9″       Beam: 11’  Draft: 5′ encapsulated fin keel

Displacement: 13,000#                Ballast: 5,200#            Clearance: 5’3″

 

MEET THE CREW:

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Chris: Singer/Songwriter (and now Author) from Philly, transplanted to Nashville, needed a break from the entertainment business and decided to convince his girlfriend to live on a boat.

Melody: Computer Nerd/Writer/Jewelry Designer who thought her boyfriend was crazy for wanting to live on a boat but never one to shy away from an adventure, decided to play along and now may never get off the boat.

Jet: Dutch Shepherd rescue who has now traveled more miles in his 5 years with Chris and Melody than most people do in a lifetime.

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If you still think the cruising lifestyle sounds perfect after reading my post a couple weeks ago, here’s your chance to have your own tiny floating home… Vacilando is currently FOR SALE!

After two wonderful years living aboard full time, Chris and Melody made the tough decision to put their beloved home on the market and upgrade to something a little bigger, a little better suited for crossing oceans, and something they can call their “forever” boat.

Vacilando is the perfect Coastal Cruiser for the East Coast, Bahamas or Caribbean. She currently sits on the Chesapeake Bay waiting for her next adventure.

Check out the full specs and list of extensive upgrades HERE.

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Please email questions to crew(at)mondovacilando.com

By Jody Pountain for the [Tiny House Blog]

Jenine’s Tiny House for Sale

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I have covered Jenine’s tiny house as she built it in the town of Healdsburg several years ago. At the time we only lived a few miles apart and so I was able to watch her progress over several visits. Jenine’s life has changed and it is time for her to sell her beloved tiny house. Here are the details from Jenine. You can visit her earlier posts here. On a trailer, UpdateOpen House, For Sale “once before”

Have you dreamt of living in a small, mobile, eco-friendly home? This is a one of a kind 8 foot x 16 foot living space on a dual axle flatbed trailer.

Hand-built for maximum energy efficiency with a passive solar design in combination with rigid foam insulation. A light-filled gem with sleeping loft, oak ceilings, fir flooring and kitchenette with old growth redwood siding and a marble counter-top. Includes high end doors and mini-bay window, featuring a petit french door and window. Full trailer hook-ups for electric, propane, and water. Ready to go off-grid with any solar, wind, or hydro power system. Bathroom not included.

PRICE REDUCTION! Only $10,000

Featured in Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter by Lloyd Kahn
Sold As-Is. Must sell ASAP. Cash only.

Call Jenine at (707) 535-9109

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Off-Grid Ready Tiny Houses

off-grid ready houses

Codding Enterprises want to sell their last two tiny houses, with off grid wind turbines and battery back up.

They have a shed roof unit, and a more conventional unit with small loft.

I have done a couple of posts on these back a couple of years ago and you can read more about these houses here:

http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/tortoise-shell-camping-cube-delivery/
http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/first-wind-powered-tiny-house/

Specs:

  • 8 x 17 (2) axle 7000# G.V.W.
  • Small loft in Galapagos, presently has 70 gal water tank
  • 40 gallon Gray Water, Black Water tanks
  • 12 v water system, as well as line pressure water when hooked up
  • 3000 W 120 v AC
  • Small AC refrigerator
  • 4 ft shower
  • Vinyl Thermo-pane Windows
  • Hardee Panel Cement Board horizontal siding
  • Laminated Locking Floor, Bamboo color
  • 18 g and 20 g steel galvanized framing members
  • R-13 insulation walls
  • R-19 insulation floors
  • Estimating R-21 ceiling
  • Fold out steel stairs
  • Large Slider on both units
  • Kitchen sink, basic cabinets, plywood not osb
  • Plywood flooring, not osb

Asking Price is $35,000 each

If you have questions or are interested in purchasing please contact Bill Kastrinos at bkastrinos (at) gmail.com

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Buy A Legacy And Invest In The Future

Airstream is a brand of luxury RV manufactured in Jackson Center, Ohio.  Even though the company employs less than 400 people it is the oldest recreational vehicle manufacturer in the nation. Airstream trailers are easily recognized by the distinctive shape of their rounded aluminum bodies. This shape dates back to the 1930s and is based on designs created by Hawley Bowlus who is perhaps also known as the chief designer of Charles Lindbergh’s plans, the Spirit of St. Louis.  Besides having a rich history they are probably more well noted for looking like a silver bullet barreling down the highway with their shiny facades and streamlined curves. 

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One of the families who not only recreate but live in an Airstream – of which there are many – are Jason and Kristin Snow. An adventure-addicted couple in their early thirties who walked away from corporate jobs and a conventional life in 2013 to travel a new road, the two have been met with less routine and more serendipity, minimalism, self-reliance, and new friends at every turn. They are a dynamic couple with a unique tiny house and an awesome opportunity for another adventurous soul!

The Snows (known online as The Snowmads) are now selling their beautiful 1965 26-foot Airstream Overlander International.

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The Airstream was completely gutted and renovated over the course of a year after spending many years of her life rotting away in a barn. A true one-of-a-kind, the Snow’s restored their Airstream from the frame up to feel more like a tiny home than a travel trailer, but with all the functionality to easily pick up and move anytime. Thanks to the addition of solar and a composting toilet, its new owner(s) can even park off the grid indefinitely!

The Snowmads are only selling her (and it breaks their hearts, to be sure!) because they want a smaller, motorized RV that will fit in some smaller spots in both backcountry and urban areas. They are willing to make it a great deal for anyone interested in buying their Jeep Grand Cherokee tow vehicle too as a package.

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Jason and Kristin have lived and worked full-time in this trailer for a year now, covering 35 states and nearly 15,000 miles. They’ve been everywhere imaginable with the trailer, from RV parks, to friends’ driveways, to dispersed camping in the mountains of Colorado. This unique, cozy Airstream would be perfect for anyone who loves vintage and wants one that’s ready to go right away without the time and investment of undergoing a renovation. She’s perfect for the full-time traveler, weekend or vacation camping, as a mobile or home office, a stationary tiny house, or a vacation home.

To find out more or view the listing please visit this page.

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