What is it really like to sell your house and all your stuff to move onto a boat? Here’s one cruiser’s story–including the very worst moments. [More] How To Move Onto A Boat (and live to tell about it)
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.
Let's start preparing to cruise right now!
Do you plan to cruise or live on your boat? Then you need insurance. Here’s how to start. [More] Insurance If You Live On A Boat–Where To Start
Wondering where to even start in thinking about cruising? Got doubts and fears? Check out Gina de Vere’s new book, Blue Water Women. [More] Blue Water Women
Do you wonder if you should go cruising? If so, there’s one question you need to ask yourself to know for sure. [More] Is the Cruising Life for Me?
An overview of cruising on a sailboat or trawler, looking at what it’s really like and who can go cruising. [More] What Is Cruising on a Sailboat or Trawler?
Seven important topics to consider in deciding if living on a boat is for you. The decision is highly personal; go into it with your eyes wide open. [More] Should I Go Cruising?
Coming up with great gifts for someone who is downsizing or already living aboard their boat can be tough. Eleven things that will be truly appreciated. [More] 11 Great Gifts for Cruisers
Cruising has lots of different definitions; you can make it what you want. Eight areas to think about as you contemplate a cruising life. [More] What Is Cruising?
What do you do when you run out of money in your cruising kitty? Megan Downey shares how the crew of s/v Clarity faced the financial realities of cruising. [More] The Financial Realities of Cruising
Nine great books on everything from deciding to go cruising and how to do it to buying a boat and maintaining it, with a couple of “let’s dream about it” selections too. [More] 9 Great Books for the Soon-to-Be Cruiser