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
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.
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
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
Where do you even start with building up the stock of spares for your boat? How do you know what you do and don’t need? Listen in for our tips. [More] Stocking Spare Parts
Cruisers need stuff. Sometimes, “stuff” that can’t be found locally. So we have to get packages. But how? Strategies for both domestic and international shipments. [More] Getting Packages When Cruising
One of the big privileges of cruising even a few miles away from city lights is viewing the night sky. WOW! Tips for even more enjoyable stargazing — [More] Stargazing Aboard
How DO cruisers communicate with loved ones back home? Alternatives that are MUCH cheaper than international phone rates and work just as well! [More] Communications Apps for Cruisers
Quartantine flag? What’s that? What do I do with it? All this answered and more . . . listen in! [More] Quarantine Flag