How do you plan your route for a long passage? It’s easy with a nifty app called Fast Seas. [More] Routing Long Passages with Fast Seas
Preparing to Cruise
Cruising involves so much -- and some skills and mindsets that many of us find a little different than for living on land.
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Details about the differences between documentation and registration, and why you might choose to title your boat one way or another. [More] Document? State Title? Which Do I Need?
How much money will you need to start cruising? [More] Cruising & Money
How do you decide when you’re ready to take off cruising? [More] When Are You Ready to Start Cruising?
What’s the scariest thing about cruising? Just learning to take that big leap. Here’s some encouragement. [More] Taking the Leap to Cruising
Plans aren’t necessarily bad, we just have to be willing to change them. Sometimes for no other reason than to keep things fun. [More] Plans and Cruising
Planning a life as a cruiser? Then start doing at least one thing every day that will help you meet your goal. [More] Meeting Your Goal of Cruising
You can take classes. You can read books. You can watch videos. But there’s only one thing you can do that will make you a more successful cruiser over time. [More] The Most Important Way to Prep for Cruising
You buy your boat and refit it. You’re ready to cruise, right? One freshman cruiser tells what the first year cruising and learning curve is really like. [More] The First Year “Cruising” – One Cruiser’s Tale
Have you bought a boat before learning to sail? Here are some ideas for gaining boating experience so you can insure your vessel for the best rate. [More] Gaining Boating Experience To Get Insurance