Cruising days generally involve life – cooking, eating, adventuring, fixing things. See how one day played out for 9 people on board Totem. [More] A Day Aboard Totem
"Cruising Stories" are little glimpses of the cruising life.
They're not how-to's or travelogues. They're emotional and raw, hitting both the beauty of this life and the tough times. Above all, they're real.
Random thoughts from a night watch from Holly Scott, a delivery & charter captain who’s sailed since she was 3. [More] Cruising Stories: On Delivery with Holly Scott
Five years planning. Two years around the world. How a family of five decided to head off cruising and made it happen. [More] Cruising Stories: Where the Magic Happens | Craven Family
What’s it REALLY like to cruise on a tight budget and try to make money as you go? Elena’s Cruising Story tells it as it is. [More] Cruising Stories: Elena | Sailing Kittiwake
Making the transition to cruising the Caribbean isn’t always as simple as “sailing off into the sunset” implies. How one mom has adjusted! [More] Cruising Stories: “H” Draper | Fille de Joie
Jack Webb’s cruising story is that of a bad night on the Bahamas Banks. An experienced singlehanding cruiser, he still learned several lessons. [More] Cruising Stories: Jack Webb | Drifter
Mark and Jennifer Prince began cruising just over a year ago, and here, they contrast their second year with their first. That first year was tough, but things have smoothed out considerably! [More] Cruising Stories: Mark & Jennifer Prince | Luna Sea
Suky’s “Cruising Story” is a short one, but heartfelt. Was she nuts to buy a 41′ boat to cruise (and offer learning charters on) singlehandedly? [More] Cruising Stories: Suky Cannon | Shambala
Charlie & Melody Cook sold their house, bought a boat and took off cruising all in a few short months, learning as they went. This is their story of the frustrations, triumphs and wonderful moments. [More] Cruising Stories: Melody & Charlie Cook | No Worries
“The highs are higher; the lows are lower.” Here, John tells what one of those tough days was like and the lessons it taught. [More] Cruising Stories: John Herlig | Ave del Mar