As you’re planning for the safety of your boat and yourself, don’t forget the furry crew members! A few tips for them, too . . . [More] Pets & Storms on Your Boat
How to prepare a galley for a hurricane or major storm, with two absolute rules and five tips based on personal experience in five hurricanes. [More] Prepare the Boat Galley for a Storm
My Mom’s words convinced me I could go cruising, even if I didn’t know everything. [More] What I Needed to Know to Cruise
Sometimes we get a VERY undesirable stowaway: a mouse or a rat. How do you get rid of it? What’s best? What shouldn’t you do? And what do you have to watch out for? [More] Rats! There’s a Mouse On My Boat!
Fed up with no-see-ums? Can’t find anything that works against them? Try making your own repellent — and fight mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other bugs, too! [More] No-See-Um Repellant for Boaters
How to prepare your boat for a hurricane — everything from getting forecasts to ground tackle and boat prep to the aftermath. [More] Hurricane Preparation for Boaters
A detailed guide to preparing your boat and yourself to ride out a hurricane at anchor, published as “Riding Out Marty at Anchor” in BWS (cover feature). [More] Hurricane Warning — Riding Out a Big Blow at Anchor