Cruising Lifestyle

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?

A glimpse into the cruising life, starting with a fairly typical day at anchor.

  • What do you DO all day? When you're just at anchor, doesn't it get boring? Is it just like vacation every day? Well, here's one of our typical days.

Want to go cruising but wonder if you can really afford it? In this podcast, I discuss a number of factors that will affect the bottom line and talk about some common pitfalls in the budgeting process.

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.

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