Planning to cruise? Looking for the perfect boat? Tips to help you find her. [More] Finding the Perfect Boat
Buying a Boat & Gear for It
Spending your hard-earned money for a boat and everything that goes along with it.
You want things that will do what you need, last in a marine environment, and make your life better.
Buying guides and products that have worked well for us.
Outdoor cooking is great, and what’s more natural than grilling on your boat? In this episode, Nica Waters tells of her favorite grilling gear. [More] Grilling Aboard
How do you decide what comes with you on the boat and what stays behind? Space is limited, to be sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have ANY treasures aboard! [More] Bring the Joy
Looking for an alternative to carrying — and throwing away — boxes of plastic bags, cling wrap and aluminum foil? Etee Wraps are a solid alternative with the bonus of keeping some foods fresh longer! [More] Etee Reusable Food Wraps
Looking at boats to buy? There’s so much to remember to check out even before you have a survey to get into the guts of the systems. One more thing to check out for safety. [More] Buying a Boat: Handholds
5 things to think about before naming your boat – and how Nica’s boat got her name. [More] The Magic of Boat Names
How do you decide what back-up systems and components you need on your boat. Here’s the framework we use. [More] Redundancy and Back-Up Systems
Wouldn’t a heating pad feel good on your aching muscles? How about hand warmers in your pocket? Reusable and no electricity needed . . . [More] Reusable Non-Electric Heating Pads
Thinking a boat show is only good if you’re shopping for a new boat? Nica outlines 3 OTHER reasons going to a show is worth your time and energy. Hope to see you in Annapolis in the fall! [More] Three Reasons to Go to a Boat Show
An affordable MOB alarm using Bluetooth and your smartphone or tablet. If you know IMMEDIATELY if someone goes overboard, there’s a much better chance of recovery! [More] CrewWatcher MOB Alarm