Chartering is a great way to try out cruising. But bareboat charter meal planning is new for most of us. How to have meals everyone will love! [More] Charter Meal Planning
Cruising & Chartering
Ahhh, living the dream! But what's it really like? What do I need to know?
Tips and skills to help you have a great time, whether it's on your own boat or a charter:
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Many wonderful cruising areas don’t have much in the way of trash service. And so you have to do it yourself. Here are a few tips on responsibly burning what you can. [More] Burning Trash
How much water do cruisers typically use? And how do they use it? Here’s what you need to know before you head out on a longer trip! [More] Water Usage on a Boat
Controlling cruising costs involves more than just choosing between two products. The Pardey’s new DVD details many of the choices that will affect your budget. [More] Cost Control While You Cruise
Headed to Spanish-speaking countries? You need this book — specialized vocabulary you won’t find elsewhere, arranged by cruising situation. [More] Spanish for Cruisers
Blue Horizons isn’t a typical cruising book. There’s no how-to or travelogue. But if you want to know how voyaging makes you FEEL . . . [More] Blue Horizons
A concern for many cruisers is how to share special occasions with family and friends when you’re apart. Four ways to celebrate “together!” [More] Celebrating from Afar
If you were sick or injured while ashore, would you have ID? And would that ID provide a way for first responders to contact someone on your boat? Or know what meds you take? Your medical conditions — or drug allergies? Road ID provides all this and more! [More] Road ID: ID for Boaters Too
If you’re taking groceries back to the boat by dinghy, you need to protect certain things (say, sugar) from getting wet. Here’s how to do it! [More] Provisioning by Dinghy