Truthfully, it’s hard to describe home much of an impact living this lifestyle has had. It forces you to slow down, to take notice of the seasons and environment around you. We were searching for a life that had consequences. Often in the modern world, you’re removed from the impact that we all have – what’s one bit of plastic when it’s in the recycling bin and collected from the doorstep? In boat life, that rubbish stays with you until you find the next refuse point. When you carry it with you, you quickly notice how much consumption leads to landfill.