36 things to do whilst staying on a boat

We love staying on boats at Beds on Board but what things to do whilst staying on a boat? We want you to get the most out of your experience too. Whether you are looking for a unique place to stay for a short break or for accommodation for your next holiday we are sure you’ll be hunting for more time rather than more things to fill your time with.

Things to do whilst staying on a boat | Yoga on a boat
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But just in case you are in need of some inspiration for your trip we put our heads together and compiled a list of things to do when you are staying on a boat.

  1. Read a book
  2. Write a letter
  3. Discover the stars via an app – here’s a free download app we’ve found useful
  4. Draw a picture
  5. Take photographs – be sure to share them on social media using our hashtag #anotherwaytostay
  6. Play cards
  7. Write a story
  8. Learn about cloud formations – here’s a link to a cloud spotting guide 
  9. Give your partner a massage
  10. Do yoga
  11. Listen to the weather reports
  12. Listen to music
  13. Play a board game
  14. Write a blog post (or start a blog) – here’s some inspiration from our blog
  15. Watch a movie
  16. Have a business meeting
  17. Invent a new cocktail (and see how it tastes!)
  18. Create one pot cooking recipes (and try them out!)
  19. Write a postcard
  20. Study for an exam
  21. Knit
  22. Have sex
  23. Take a nap
  24. Have a Rum tasting – the staple diet of most mariners!
  25. Work on your tan
  26. Learn a new game
  27. Make up a game
  28. Call friends and family and let them know what you are doing
  29. Learn about the weather – the met office is a good place to start here
  30. Birdwatch
  31. Daydream
  32. Learn how to tie knots – this site might come in useful for this one
  33. Go fishing
  34. Entertain friends
  35. Make a wish list of places to see

Above all … Relax

We hope that you find our list of things to do whilst staying on a boat useful and we look forward to seeing you on board soon.

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Do you have any tips for things to do when you stay on a boat? We’d love to hear them. Please post in the comments below…

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