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Life aboard not so sweet for some

Living aboard is more nightmare than dream for one Florida woman and her 16-year-old son.

Valarie Buhl has been living aboard a 16-footer on Florida's Crystal River since she lost her job and home in June, according to a story from Central Florida News. (Read the full story here.)

Meanwhile, more liveaboards and transients could be affected as the debate over anchorage laws in Florida are far from resolved, according to a story in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

Earlier this year, state legislators granted boaters virtually unrestricted rights to anchor. However, boaters and local governments are preparing for a new debate over the public's right to state waters, according to the article.

Read the full article here.