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
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!
Many people go cruising in their early retirement years, but can you keep cruising at 75+? What does it take? [More] Cruising When Older
Boat cards are a quick way to exchange info without writing it out each time. They’re your calling cards. What should be on yours? [More] Boat Cards
A lifetime disdain for the perceived exclusivity of nose-in-the-air clubs tumbles under the reality of experience. [More] 5 Things I Love About Our Yacht Club
What do you DO all day, living on a boat? Is it boring when you’re at anchor? Is it like chartering? Hour-by-hour summary of a day cruising the Bahamas. [More] Living on a Boat: What Do You Do All Day?
What is this “living on a boat” lifestyle called by those of us who live it? [More] Defining “Cruising”
Whether you’re celebrating years of marriage or the age of the boat, having a theme for gifts is welcome! [More] Anniversary Presents for Cruisers
Staying in touch during special events can be hard while cruising. Learn some ways to celebrate together from afar. [More] Celebrating From Afar While Cruising
Learn how to be ready for cruising gatherings with these ideas for quick, easy appetizers to keep on the boat. [More] Fast Party Appetizers to Keep on Board
A reader-sparked dinner conversation reveals cruising memories and advice from our kids [More] Kid Wisdom on Preparing to Cruise