Four great apps for cruisers wanting to have real-time communications with friends and family around the world. [More] Smartphone Communication Apps
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!
Food carts and street food — part of the travel experience. What’s safe to eat and what’s not? [More] Eating Street Food
Not sleeping well is one of the biggest complaints that new cruisers have. It’s a big change on every level — new bed, new “home,” new noises and new worries. Some tips to ease the transition. [More] Sleep . . . or Lack Thereof
Our three favorite weather forecasting apps (each deals with a different aspect) as well as the email forecast service we love for Florida and the Bahamas. [More] Favorite Weather Apps
When you’re away from the dock on your boat, you have to be prepared to deal with any medical problem that arise. What we carry and how I organize it. [More] First Aid Kit for a Boat
A float plan is an important safety item for every boating trip. Learn more, including how to get around the apparent bug in saving the completed form. [More] Creating and Leaving a Float Plan
You’ve probably heard not to eat reef fish due to the risk of ciguatera. But how much do you really know about ciguatera? I discovered that a lot of what I thought I knew was wrong! [More] Ciguatera Poisoning
Worried about dropping your phone in the water? Here’s a universal waterproof case that will fit any phone and floats so you can find it. [More] ugowear Waterproof Phone Case & Wallet
How to light a boat or RV propane stove and how the safety mechanisms work. If you’re having problems getting yours to light, read this! [More] Lighting a Propane Stove
The boats at anchor look so pretty. What would it be like to live on one? A dream or a nightmare? How to know if you’d like cruising and living on a boat. [More] How Do I Know If I’d Like Cruising?