How do you learn all the documents and legalities of traveling to foreign country by boat? Don’t worry, the info is out there and this podcast tells you exactly how to find it. [More] Cruising to Foreign Countries
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.
Fresh water is critical on a boat. Catching it can extend your time at anchor considerably. Nica Waters tells her experiences. [More] Catching Water
SeaTask Group has loaned us a Rainman watermaker for a month for review purposes. Ten days in, here’s our first impression and answers to the questions I’ve gotten most often. [More] Rainman Watermaker: First Impressions
How do you decide what back-up systems and components you need on your boat. Here’s the framework we use. [More] Redundancy and Back-Up Systems
An affordable MOB alarm using Bluetooth and your smartphone or tablet. If you know IMMEDIATELY if someone goes overboard, there’s a much better chance of recovery! [More] CrewWatcher MOB Alarm
A smartphone (or tablet) app to check in to the US when arriving by small boat — regardless of your nationality! Learn the ins and outs of the CBP ROAM app. [More] US Check-In via ROAM App
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?
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