When you’re motoring, your engine is constantly circulating sea water. Crud in the water can cause the engine to overheat. How to avoid problems. [More] Motoring with Crud in the Water
We wasted a lot of time trying to find a serious problem, when the real problem only took five minutes to solve! [More] Dinghy Getting Heavier?
Kinked lines driving you nuts when they won’t go through blocks? Here’s a quick solution from Dave’s Sea Scout days! [More] Avoid Kinks When Coiling Lines on a Boat
Cruisers helping each other is one of the unwritten rules of living on a boat. You get out of this life what you put into it. [More] Cruisers Helping: You’re Never Alone
We’ve learned to ALWAYS have back up plans. If we’re lucky, we don’t need them. But sometimes we do . . . [More] Having Back Up Plans When Boating
Book swaps are great to pick up a bunch of new-to-you books. A couple of tips so you don’t pick up a bunch of bugs at the same time! [More] The Marina Book Swap
Sure, we want to start “really cruising” on our new boat. But it’s going to be a series of baby steps and shakedowns. [More] Boating Baby Steps & Shakedowns
How you normally use your boat can color what you mean by an “overnighter.” [More] When You’re Boating, What’s an Overnighter?
Dividing all the little expenses on a group charter can be a pain. Here’s an easy way to keep it all equal! [More] Dividing Expenses on a Charter Vacation
How do you know what all those markers mean? Keep this downloadable PDF next to the helm and you’ll be able to quickly find anything! [More] Guide to Boat Navigation Markers