Is it really feasible to spend the summer on a boat in the Keys? My experience (spolier: this is our second summer here). [More] Summer in the Keys
Thinking about cruising and wondering what the lifestyle and community are like?
What's a typical day like? What are boat cards? A dinghy drift? Is it tacky to grab something out of the dumpster?
These articles will give you a glimpse into the cruising life as it really is!
How do you decide what comes with you on the boat and what stays behind? Space is limited, to be sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have ANY treasures aboard! [More] Bring the Joy
Want to feel like a cruiser right off the bat? Using the right language can help! Nica Waters shares her favorite cruiser vocabulary to help you fit right in. [More] How to Talk Like a Cruiser
Earn as you voyage, enrich your life while you cruise. Working along the way is an amazing way to broaden your horizons as you chase the next adventure. [More] Working as You’re Cruising
How much boat repair is there really in the cruising life? How often do repairs really delay you? [More] 4 Months Repairs on a Cruising Boat
If being willing to try something new is a basic cruising skill, being willing to stink at things while you’re learning them might be just as important. [More] Doing New Things . . . Badly
Special ingredients can make any meal memorable. Try out fun foodstuffs before you stock up, and have fun experimenting! [More] Fun & Unexpected Ingredients
Is cruising different on a smaller, simpler boat? Obviously yes, in the boat. But in other ways as well? See what Lin Pardey has to say about the consequences of “go small, go simple, go now.” [More] Two Clues
Ever worry about how to maintain your alone time on a boat? There are a few tricks – and a surprising way to think about it. Listen along as Nica shares some tips you can implement on your boat too! [More] Privacy on Board
Cruising days generally involve life – cooking, eating, adventuring, fixing things. See how one day played out for 9 people on board Totem. [More] A Day Aboard Totem