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
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.
Seven things to know — and really take to heart — before heading to the Bahamas to help your planning. [More] Seven Things About the Bahamas
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
We actively cruise during hurricane season . . . but we keep a close eye on the weather and are pretty conservative. Not saying it’s right for you, but here’s how we manage the risk. [More] Cruising 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, which your furry friend needs in order to accompany you [More] Getting a Bahamas Pet Permit
The Q Flag 101 . . . what it means and when to fly 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
Downloadable .xls inventory and provisioning spreadsheet for cruisers and anyone else wanting groceries for a week or more [More] Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet