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
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!
An absolute riot. Organize a Rumbrella Regatta in your next anchorage! Here’s how it works. [More] Rumbrella Regatta
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
Making new friends, leaving friends behind. It can be tough on both ends. Eleven suggestions to make it easier. [More] Cruising & Friends
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
No fixed address. No H&R Block. Even getting mail is a challenge. But taxes are still due! How I manage it – fairly easily! [More] Doing (US) Taxes While Cruising
Five years planning. Two years around the world. How a family of five decided to head off cruising and made it happen. [More] Cruising Stories: Where the Magic Happens | Craven Family
Is being fit to sail a matter of physical strength or are there other qualities needed to be fit to head out cruising? Nica Waters introduces her podcast. [More] Fit2Sail: An Introduction
Trying to figure out how big a boat you need to comfortably cruise? Nica changes the question and helps you get out cruising a little faster. [More] How Big a Boat Do I Need?
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