From cruising local to cruiser karma, earning funds underway has challenges to be aware of. [More] Paying For the Dream
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 to plan a great cruiser party or barbecue—on the beach. It’s fun and easy. [More] Host a Cruiser Party on the Beach
Take beautiful pictures of places you visit while cruising. Here’s how to get photographs that will help you remember your trip. [More] You Can Take Better Pictures—Here’s How
Without a job to force you to pay attention to the calendar, it can be hard to keep track. Here are a couple of reasons it’s important – and how to do it. [More] Dealing With Time Warp
Leaving the anchorage to attend a local event can be a blast! What kinds of fun might you find? [More] Go Local! Attend an Event!
In which I explain why I’m tired of hearing people tell me my life on the boat isn’t really real. [More] Real Life?
Yes, cruisers can plan. But there are many things outside your control that can change. Here are a few. [More] Hold Cruising Plans Lightly
Cruisers can make a party out of anything. Learn how the best gatherings celebrate the sun going down. [More] Sunset Celebrations
A dinghy drift or raft-up is a floating party — generally for happy hour and a gorgeous sunset, shared with friends. How to make it happen! [More] Dinghy Drift
Many people go cruising in their early retirement years, but can you keep cruising at 75+? What does it take? [More] Cruising When Older