Like most sailboats, Sea Gem has an abundance of unique storage spaces. Even the few stairs found aboard Sea Gems serve a dual purpose:
The step pictured above is found in our galley (leading to/from our salon), and as you can see, it opens! That's right, this step is also a storage bin. So what do we keep in this particular step? Little Moishe's food and treats:
Although I am sure the question of where we store our dog's food is likely not weighing on your mind, for me, it was a cause for concern when contemplating life on a boat. After all, dog food is big and bulky--two words you don't want describing anything being stored aboard a boat. I worried that accommodating Moishe's food would result in a huge, ugly bag of dog food sitting in the middle of our salon, spewing greasy little dog-food crumbs all over my precious rya rug.
Thankfully, we have this step.
Moishe likes it, too. He now has the perfect perch from which to guard his food, as well as an appropriately sized stage to showcase his signature begging position: