http://tulasendlesssummer.com Which is better for cruising and live aboard, a Trawler or a Sailboat. We get this question all the time since we have lived full time on both. They both have their advantages and disadvantages. Sailboats are cheaper to travel in, more peaceful underway, and reliable. Trawlers have more space especially on deck, are powerful straight into the wind, and don’t stay heeled over underway. We review our take on both style cruising boats.