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
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!
A guide to the factors that will determine your expenses and things to consider in making a budget that you can live on — and enjoy! [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?
Tons of insight on all sorts of pre-cruising questions that everyone has from three very experienced cruisers. [More] Voyaging with Kids
The officials in Green Cove Springs understand full-time cruisers (and RVers) and make it relatively painless to establish residency. Here’s how we did it, step by step. [More] Establishing Residency at St. Brendan’s Isle [Updated December 2018]
As we become full-time cruisers again, why’d we choose Florida for our legal residence? [More] Why Florida Residency?
We say we’ve sold everything to move aboard, but the reality is that we’ve kept some sentimental items or things that we might use on land trips. Where should we store it? [More] Where To Store Our Non-Boat Stuff?