Seven things to know — and really take to heart — before cruising the Bahamas on your boat. Know what to plan for and don’t be surprised. [More] Seven Things About Cruising the Bahamas
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.
If you always anchor your boat as if you know it’s going to blow 50, you won’t be surprised if it does. [More] Anchor As If It Will Blow 50
How we actively cruise our boat during hurricane season: insurance, how to get weather information, plan our travel and guidelines for choosing where to go. [More] Cruise in Hurricane Season
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
Building up a stock of spare parts and boat bits takes a lot of thought and probably costs more than you expect. But being prepared to fix things: priceless! [More] Stocking Spare Parts
Step-by-step instructions to get a Bahamas Pet Import permit so you can take your dog or cat with you on your boat trip to the Bahamas. [More] Getting a Bahamas Pet Permit
When and why do you fly a Q flag on a boat? What the quarantine flag means, where to buy one, when to raise it and lower it. [More] The Q Flag
Dreaming of cruising? Need a little inspiration? Or wanting to share your dream with someone else? These DVDs just might do it! [More] Distant Shores DVDs
Download this editable Excel inventory and provisioning spreadsheet for cruisers, campers, and anyone else wanting groceries for a week or more. [More] Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet