There are a couple of solutions we all tend toward, of course. Most livaboards I know keep out of season clothing off the vessel, stored in a locker or in their cars, just to reduce the sheer amount of cloth through which one must wade. There are hanger extenders and racks and hooks and all manner of storage options to help extend your usable space.
Most of my clothes sit in two plastic bins up in the sleeping loft. The bins are fine, they keep the stuff contained and dust and moisture free, but as cited earlier, they tend rather to become bins of random clothing rather rapidly.
It was in casting about for some kind of solution that I remembered this:
My dad's WWII copy of the redoubtable Bluejackets' Manual, the instruction book given to every American Navy Sailor since 1904. It contains detailed information on ranks, command, procedures, and a photo layout of how to roll your clothes for stowage in a duffel bag.
Rolled clothing? HHHmmm.
|This works surprisingly well.
Sometimes old ways are the best ways. Hey, if you try this, leave us a comment on how it worked.