How to plan the fastest Gulf Stream crossing in your boat; figuring your start and destination points, how far the stream will sweep you and tips for a fast crossing. [More] Route Planning to Cross the Gulf Stream
Cruising the Bahamas
Cruising the Bahamas on your boat is an incredible experience but takes a bit of planning.
Prepare for your trip with these articles on how to cross the Gulf Stream, provisioning, having the documents you need, getting a pet permit and more.
How much do you really know about ciguatera poisoning? How prevalent is it? How serious is it? What you need to know before you eat another piece of fish. [More] Ciguatera Poisoning
Planning a trip that involves the Gulf Stream? Don’t count on it being where your chart says it is. Here’s how to get the real location and speed, updated daily. [More] Gulf Stream Location, Speed and Counter-Currents
Photos and memories combine with sadness at what’s lost in the Bahamas in the wake of Dorian. [More] Wistful Bahamas Dreaming
Planning to cruise the Bahamas the first time can be overwhelming with all there is to figure out. This checklist will help. [More] What You Need for Going to the Bahamas
Worried about crossing the Gulf Stream? No need. Here’s how to plan your route the easy way. [More] How To Plan Your Gulf Stream Route
You can get high-speed internet with good coverage in the Bahamas. Here are your options. [More] Bahamas Internet Options Expanding
8 Bahamas internet options compared: wifi from businesses, international roaming, T-Mobile, BTC, Aliv, MyIslandWifi, Google Fi and Iridium GO! [More] Bahamas Internet Options
Where and how to store your boat’s ditch bag so that you can grab it instantly, plus five tips so it’s ready for an emergency and will serve you well. [More] Where to Store the Ditch Bag
Sunset is an important time of day for cruisers, and we’ve all developed rituals it seems. [More] Sunset Traditions