Even without refrigeration, you can keep fresh veggies for a surprising amount of time by following a few simple rules. [More] Storing Veggies without Refrigeration
Checklists & Downloads
Lower the stress with these FREE editable checklists and downloadable references. Don't try to remember everything!
How to provide the information needed for someone else to rescue your boat in an emergency. It costs less than $5 and only takes a couple hours to put together, but could save your boat some day. [More] Emergency Info
Whether you’re buying your first cruising boat or tenth, you always wonder if you’ve crossed all the T’s and dotted the I’s. A checklist for the most important legalities and practicalities. [More] New Boat Checklist
Checklist of the critical documents and six other items that you need if you intend to take your boat to the Bahamas. Be ready to go! [More] Taking Your Boat To The Bahamas: Checklist
14 simple things to check if the outboard won’t start — along with how to fix them at least well enough to get home. No mechanical skills needed! [More] Outboard Won’t Start 101
When doing something high-stress, like preparing for a hurricane, a checklist will keep you organized. Here\’s my tip sheet and checklist that will help you. [More] Hurricane Prep and Editable Checklist
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
The officials in Green Cove Springs understand full-time cruisers (and RVers) and make it relatively painless to establish residency. Here’s how we did it, step by step. [More] Establishing Residency at St. Brendan’s Isle [Updated December 2018]
How do you know what all those markers mean? Keep this downloadable PDF next to the helm and you’ll be able to quickly find anything! [More] What’s That Marker?
Know the regulations and make sure you’re in compliance. Be sure to check state regs, too! [More] USCG Regulations