I've read so many posts from people angsting about what boat to buy and whether they should live aboard.
It's a bit old now but you can read real life stories from someone who did it and actually lived to tell the tales.
"A Bertram, the Aegean and Two Virgins" available Kindle, Amazon and all good bookshops. And no it's not making me rich. If it doesn't make you laugh I'll give you a discount on my latest novel.