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Dreaming of sailing off into the sunset or already on the water? Whether it’s for the weekend or forever, make your cruising easier and more enjoyable with these tips and info on cooking and food, gear, boat life, DIY projects and more!

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Hi! I'm Carolyn Shearlock. My husband and I have been cruising over 10 years and 10,000 miles, first on a Tayana 37 monohull and now on a 34' Gemini catamaran. Along the way, we sold pretty much everything we owned (twice!), gained a great boat dog, had a bunch of wonderful times and some adventures . . . and learned a ton about what does and doesn't work!

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Articles

  • There's a very simple solution if you can't turn your stove burners down far enough to simmer. Inexpensive, too!

  • If you or your partner were incapitated, could the other one do all the necessary chores on the boat? How we set our systems up and how it's paying off.

  • How do real-life cruisers store their galley equipment and supplies on a monohull? Photos from a Caliber 40.

Podcasts

  • There's so much to remember on a boat. All the settings, what's what. We don't even try to remember it all . . .

  • Do you know how much water you use per day on your boat? How much will you need for your trip?

  • It's great to get opinions and ideas from other people . . . but don't blindly follow their recommendations if they don't make sense for you!

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