Does your insurance cover workers on your boat? How about delivery crew? Here’s what you need to know before having strangers on your boat. [More] Are You Insured for Strangers on Your Boat?
Common Problems & Worries
Living on a boat isn't all palm trees and umbrella drinks.
Worried about fire, sinking, hurricanes . . . or being overrun by bugs?
Wondering what in the world you've gotten yourself into? It happens to us all. Find practical help and words of encouragement here!
Worried about conflict while cruising on a boat with your family? Here’s how to communicate better by treating each other like crew. [More] Treat Your Family Like Crew
When one problem grows into two or three, it\’s easy to feel frustrated. But you can triumph! [More] When Problems Multiply
A hurricane is coming. It may or may not reach your location. How do you make a decision and own it? Here’s one cruiser’s story. [More] Deciding To Haul Out For A Hurricane – No Regrets
Do you ever wonder if you’re the only cruiser who feels overwhelmed? Everyone who lives on a boat feels it sometimes. Really. [More] Overwhelmed
Do you wonder if you’ll feel lonely while cruising? Everyone does sometimes. Here are ideas that help. [More] Will I Feel Lonely
Ever put something in a memorable place just to forget where? Learn how not to do the same thing. [More] Cruising Stories: The Mystery of Unity’s Missing Rudder Plug
An emergency on the water taught me the importance of always keeping a clean boat. You never know when you’ll need to move in a hurry. [More] A Clean Boat Means Less Stress
The AIS Flare Eco is an AIS/DSC crew overboard locator and alarm that enables a MOB to be quickly found even by short-handed boats. Budget-friendly, too. [More] MOB AIS/DSC Locator and Alarm
Storing medicine safely on board takes some thought. Here’s what you need to know about medication storage safety on a boat. [More] Medication Storage Safety for Liveaboards