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!
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!
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
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”