Preparing to cruise? There are lots of non-boating skills you can be gaining before you even move aboard. Seven that you may not have thought of! [More] Practicing Cruising Skills
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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Wondering what to do with a lifetime of photo albums as you’re downsizing? Scanning them is a great option and this scanner makes it faster and easier than ever. [More] Downsizing: Old Photo Albums
Thinking of going to a boat show and want to make the most of your time there without being overwhelmed? My tips for a fun and productive time! [More] Going to a Boat Show
The boats at anchor look so pretty. What would it be like to live on one? A dream or a nightmare? How to know if you’d like cruising and living on a boat. [More] How Do I Know If I’d Like Cruising?
Project boats are sooo tempting. They seem like an inexpensive way to get into boating. Truth is, they’re likely to end up being more expensive . . . and you won’t be out on the water! [More] Project Boat for a First Boat
How how much it will cost you to cruise on your boat? Use this guide to determine the factors that set your expenses and how to make a budget that works for you as long as you live on your boat. [More] How Much Does It Cost to Cruise?
There just aren’t cell towers out on the water — or in many great cruising anchorages. So how do we stay connected with family and friends? [More] Staying in Touch
Tips and strategies for dealing with US income taxes when you’re living on a boat and cruising. [More] How Do You Do Taxes When You’re Cruising?
Finding the infomation you need right when you need it, Google has changed cruising. [More] The Cruiser’s Best Friend: Google
What’s best if you’re spending a lot of time on a boat? Long hair or short? I’ve had both (and in-between) and here’s my assessment. [More] Boat Hair: To Cut or Not to Cut?