Trying to figure out how big a boat you need to comfortably cruise? Nica changes the question and helps you get out cruising a little faster. [More] How Big a Boat Do I Need?
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.
What a boat will sell for has almost nothing to do with the listing price. Listen in to see what to consider when making your offer. [More] Boat Buying: How Much to Offer
Five ways to explore the cruising lifestyle – sailboat or power. Listen in to make sure that the reality will match the dream! [More] Is Cruising For Me?
Everyone wants to know the “rule of thumb” for making an offer on a boat. Here’s my take on how much to offer. [More] What to Offer for a Boat
Want to go cruising but wonder if you can really afford it? In this podcast, I discuss a number of factors that will affect the bottom line and talk about some common pitfalls in the budgeting process. [More] What Does It Cost to Cruise?
Electric windlasses aren’t cheap and require attention to detail in their installation, but provide important safety benefits. [More] Electric Windlass as a Safety Feature
Project boats are sooo tempting. They seem like an inexpensive way to get into boating. Truth is, they’re likely to end up being more expensive . . . and you won’t be out on the water! [More] Project Boat for a First Boat
How do real-life cruisers store their galley equipment and supplies on a monohull? Photos from a Caliber 40. [More] Real-Life Monohull Galley Storage
What do galley storage areas on a boat look like in real life? A photo tour of the lockers on our boat just as they really are! [More] Real-Life Galley Storage
A guide to the factors that will determine your expenses and things to consider in making a budget that you can live on — and enjoy! [More] How Much Does It Cost to Cruise?