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
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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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
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)
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?