If there’s a problem on your boat, you need to know about it right away. A bilge alarm is one tool to give you an early warning. Learn more here. [More] Why Have a Bilge Alarm?
Recommendations and gear buying tips for all the non-galley "stuff" that goes on the boat: anchors, lights, bedding, tools and so much more.
Learn to choose the RIGHT spares to have on your boat, along with how to design truly redundant back-up systems. [More] Planning Boat Systems and Spares
Better, safer and cheaper in the long run — learn all the reasons you should ditch burning flares for an electronic one. [More] Electronic Flares
What’s the best bottom paint for your boat? Lots of things go into determining that, and what works well for your buddy might not be right for you. Everything you need to know. [More] How To Choose Bottom Paint
How can you make the most of your time at a boat show? Learn how to make a plan for the show so that you do everything you want. [More] Tips for Going to a Boat Show
A boat grill is not cheap, and I’d resisted buying a good one. When I finally bought the Magma Newport II Infrared, I couldn’t believe how much better it was! [More] Magma Newport II Infrared Grill Review
Every potential blue water voyager, every sailor who wants to go beyond the sight of land is faced with the need to evaluate which, use it only in emergency, gear they should carry. [More] Can You Buy Safety?
What you need to know if you’re considering a Rainman watermaker. Is it the best watermaker for you? [More] Rainman Watermaker Review
The one constant on a cruising boat is that you need a dinghy. What kind to get has all kinds of answers. Nica shares their thought process as over the years, the kind of dinghy they want has changed. [More] What Type of Dinghy?
Outdoor cooking is great, and what’s more natural than grilling on your boat? In this episode, Nica Waters tells of her favorite grilling gear. [More] Grilling Aboard