Our Written Thoughts

We are a family of 5 who sold eveything to live on a boat and travel. We were not a blogging page nor is it our go to easy way of sharing our journey. We would like to take more time to write. We’ve tried other platforms, making a schedule and it just doens’t work out well with our lifestyle. So bare with us. It may not be updated on a schedule or the most beautiful, creative writting. But we will be honest, real and share our thoughts. We also love feedback, so if you are wanting to know specifics we are happy to share. Once again, Thank you and Enjoy The Journey.

Chris, Jolene, Carter, Chase and Caleb.

NIGHTMARE in Paradise

Sell the Boat and Fly Home! It’s been almost 2 years to the date since we had our worst day at sea. A day we have nicknamed, our terrible “10ft sea day”. No time ever before had we been in anything close to what we experienced. There was so much that went into why we…

Which boat is the best kind to live on?

Trawler Vs. Sailboat Vs. Catamaran When considering what type of boat to buy as a liveaboard for a family there are a lot of things to consider. We all see the YouTube families and stars on their large catamarans and sailing across beautiful blue waves rising and falling to each wonderful adventure. The reality is,…

Don’t Buy A Boat

Paradise, palm trees, rum punch, white sandy beaches, warm water, cool breeze and tans. Living on a boat sounds like a dream. Why would anyone not like it. The open ocean, no one in sight, swells, unpredictable waves, storms, crashing, rolling, while everything breaks. Dead batteries, no power, no way to start an engine, no…

Who are the Wandering Knapps

We are a family of 5 from Texas. We love to travel, explore, Jesus and people! Chris and Jolene met in 2nd grade and began dating their freshman year of highschool. They got married in 2004 during college, moved to Texas and started a family. We have 3 boys. Carter, (11) Chase (10) and Caleb…

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