The decision to trade one thing for another is the subject of Lin Pardey’s first podcast, and as always she has great insight on the decisions you have to make. [More] The Things You’ll Miss
The reality just not living up to the dream? Wondering if you were nuts to buy a boat?
You're not alone.
Before you decide to sell her, read how we coped with some of the common frustrations and that time I was totally, completely and entirely fed up!
Is being fit to sail a matter of physical strength or are there other qualities needed to be fit to head out cruising? Nica Waters introduces her podcast. [More] Fit2Sail: An Introduction
Making the transition from “preparing to cruise” to actually cruising can be tough. It’s filled with so many unknowns! Tips for casting off the dock lines! [More] You’ll Never Be Ready
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
How do you define what’s “really” cruising? There are as many definitions as cruisers and here Nica Waters gives some pointers on what it means to be cruising. [More] When Does Cruising Really Start?
There’s a lot of trial and error on a boat and that’s both good and bad as we’re forced to learn new things. [More] How Do You Learn What Works?
Paralysis by analysis: we’ve all been there, when we’re just overwhelmed by trying to figure out what the best solution is. Nica Waters has a strategy to cut through that. [More] YES is Best
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
“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