Beyond pirates and hurricanes is a more real worry about missing a family emergency. Learn some techniques to help you prepare for this. [More] What Am I Scared Of?
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!
Do you wonder if you should go cruising? If so, there’s one question you need to ask yourself to know for sure. [More] Should I Go Cruising?
People are one of the best parts of cruising but you’re always having to make new friends as you move. Techniques to help! [More] How to Make and Keep Friends
It’s easy to think what we do is easy and commonplace. It’s not. Sharing our experiences can help others make a change. [More] What Inspires You?
Just bought a boat? Learning how everything works can be overwhelming. Here’s how we did it and stayed sane! [More] Getting to Know Your New Boat
Going outside your comfort zone is a constant in cruising. Develop this important skill before you cast off the docklines. Here’s how. [More] Going Outside Your Comfort Zone
Coping with the emotional roller coaster as you say goodbye to family and friends and hello to new adventures. [More] Departure Date Nears and Emotions Flow
Maintenance is a necessary chore. Finding side benefits makes it fun, even when it means hauling yourself up the mast each spring. [More] 3 Reasons I Love Varnish Day
When you’ve got an exciting plan to take off cruising and you want to share it – but what happens when you can’t do that sharing in your land life? Where can you turn? [More] Secret Life of About-to-Be-Cruisers
It’s not the painkillers that make returning from the show so tough – it’s the different world you’re inhabiting. Learn why boat shows are worth it! [More] Boat Show Hangover