Where to start in organizing the boxes of provisions you bring aboard for a bareboat charter. A solid strategy to make sure you end up with everything you need for your meals aboard. [More] Organizing the Galley on a Charter
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!
If you’re living on a boat, weather is just as important when you’re at anchor, on a mooring or even at anchor as it is on passage. Another key for staying safe in your cruising. [More] Weather Watching
Going outside your comfort zone is an easy concept . . . on paper. But how do you actually DO it? Listen in for my story of making my life more interesting. [More] Life’s More Interesting
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?
Cruiser’s Nets: what they are, how to join in and tips for best participation. Everything you need to know PLUS a chance to listen in! [More] The Cruiser’s Net
One of the big privileges of cruising even a few miles away from city lights is viewing the night sky. WOW! Tips for even more enjoyable stargazing — [More] Stargazing Aboard
How DO cruisers communicate with loved ones back home? Alternatives that are MUCH cheaper than international phone rates and work just as well! [More] Communications Apps for Cruisers
Five easy ways to keep sailboat halyards from clanking against the mast. Silence them on your boat for a better night’s sleep! [More] How to Quiet Clanking Halyards
Accidents are no fun, but they happen. Hopefully they’re just “fender-benders” and the boat isn’t totaled. Life does go on. [More] Mistakes Happen
No, we don’t all have to do things the same way in order to get to the same place. When is it time to insist on standard operating procedures and when is it best to leave well enough alone? [More] 6 + 1 = 7, But So Does 3 + 4