Do you need a watermaker to go cruising? What are the pros and cons? Things to consider before making a major purchase. [More] Do You Need a Watermaker?
Cruising the Bahamas
Thinking of cruising the Bahamas?
Prepare for your trip with these articles.
How much propane do you need to carry for your adventure? Rule of thumb and useful info for how much is really in that tank! [More] How Long Does a Tank of Propane Last?
A checklist of the documents and other things you need to have before taking your boat to the Bahamas. Downloadable PDF if you want. [More] Bahamas Checklist
Jack Webb’s cruising story is that of a bad night on the Bahamas Banks. An experienced singlehanding cruiser, he still learned several lessons. [More] Cruising Stories: Jack Webb | Drifter
Comparing the cruising in two favorite destinations for US-based boaters — both are great first international destinations but very different. [More] Cruising Comparison: Bahamas vs. Sea of Cortez
Mark and Jennifer Prince began cruising just over a year ago, and here, they contrast their second year with their first. That first year was tough, but things have smoothed out considerably! [More] Cruising Stories: Mark & Jennifer Prince | Luna Sea
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
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
A cruising couple finds that the beauty of cruising the Bahamas is not only in the stunning white sand beaches and infinite shades of clear blue water. [More] Cruising Stories: Cory Nickerson & Mendy Dixon | In the Mood
Cruiser’s Nets: what they are, how to join in and tips for best participation. Everything you need to know PLUS a chance to listen in! [More] The Cruiser’s Net