Looking for a simple, affordable, and comfortable cruising boat? An overview and comparison of 10 of the most popular small catamarans. [More] 10 Small Catamarans for Cruisers
Buying a Boat
Thinking of buying a cruising boat? Whether for weekends on the lake or a trip around the world, there's a lot to think about.
Info on everything from where to start in the buying process to naming your boat and learning her systems.
A standard question is asked and answered. In the most raw form yet. [More] Why Keep the Boat?
Don’t waste your time. Use these tips to make your boat and your pictures attract the right buyer. [More] How to Sell Your Boat
Some wannabe cruisers search a long time to find just the perfect boat. But how do you find the boat that will get you out on the water soonest? [More] How To Buy Your Perfect Cruising Boat
How do you figure out the hull value of your boat for insurance? And how does it relate to your premiums? [More] Boat Insurance: Hull Values and Premiums
Learn your new boat with a systematized approach to learning her systems and your confidence aboard will soar. Step-by-step method for learning each system. [More] Getting to Know Your New Boat
Nine great books on everything from deciding to go cruising and how to do it to buying a boat and maintaining it, with a couple of “let’s dream about it” selections too. [More] 9 Great Books for the Soon-to-Be Cruiser
Buying a new (or new-to-you) boat? Make sure you’ve thought of all the things you need before the closing with this handy checklist. [More] Checklist: Documents and Practicalities for New Boat Owners
Maintaining your boat is key to enjoying it. Ease of maintenance and access is important is check when looking at boats to buy. [More] Maintain-ability
What is the most important piece of equipment you need on board a cruising boat? What length boat works best? These 7 tips will help you choose a cruising boat. [More] 7 Tips for Choosing Your Cruising Boat