The realities of cruising as a diabetic: you CAN do it, but you have to know these four things. [More] Diabetes on a Boat
Bareboat chartering for the first time? The excitement level is high, but so is the anxiety if it's your first time living on a boat.
A bit of knowledge will go a long ways to reduce the stress and increase the fun!
A bareboat charter is a great way to try out cruising. Here are three ways to have great meals without going crazy! [More] Buying Food for a Bareboat Charter Vacation
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
How do you prepare for an unexpected squall? Can you? Sure you can! Tips for anchoring. [More] Anchoring for Squalls
Cooking — or even just eating — while you’re underway is a bit of a learned skill. Quicken your climb up the learning curve with thirteen of the most important things I’ve discovered to make it easier and safer. [More] 13 Tips for Cooking & Eating Meals Underway
Having an alcohol policy on your boat can lead to having more fun in your cruising, not less, we learned. [More] It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere
Knowing how to calculate your boat fuel range — your true range, not the theoretical one that the manufacturer tells you — is critical for any trip. [More] Calculate Your Boat Fuel Range
Ending your cruising time — even just a charter — always requires an adjustment. Nica Waters discusses how to deal with re-entry. [More] Re-Entry Grief
What do you do when the outboard won’t start . . . besides curse? Fourteen simple things to try that work most of the time. No mechanical skills needed! [More] 14 Simple Fixes for an Outboard
How in the world do you go grocery shopping or, worse yet, a really big stock-up without a car? How we do it. [More] Provisioning without a Car