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
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!
A reader-sparked dinner conversation reveals cruising memories and advice from our kids [More] Kid Wisdom on Preparing to Cruise
Some snippets of actual conversations we’ve had over the past few months as we commute between Virginia and Vermont [More] Road Trip Conversations
Cruising is about the friendships you make (and keep) – but starting the process can feel daunting. Learn three simple tips to making friends! [More] Making Friends While Cruising
Getting a cruising boat and going cruising is a big decision. Seven things to think about as you weigh the pros and cons of the cruising lifestyle [More] Why Would Someone Go Cruising?
Trying to make holidays on board exactly like those at home is a recipe for disappointment. Learn what to do instead! [More] The Ghost of Cruising Holidays Past
Define cruising for yourself and those on board your boat with these 8 questions to guide your planning. Make it YOUR dream, not what someone else is doing. [More] How to Define Cruising on Your Boat
A Panama Canal transit on a cruising boat? Sign me up! Learn about the need to stay open about vacation plans. [More] Being Flexible About a Cruising Vacation
An overview of cruising on a sailboat or trawler, looking at what it’s really like and who can go cruising. [More] What Is Cruising on a Sailboat or Trawler?
How has cruising changed? Lin Pardey answers cruiser questions and shares the secret to the best voyaging life. [More] Lin Pardey Answers Cruiser Questions