How do you break the news to your family that you’re going cruising? Make them feel comfortable with your decision? Elena tells how she did it with her disapproving parents. [More] Cruising Stories: When Family Doesn’t Want You to Cruise
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!
Want to go cruising and don’t know what to do to get you there? Follow these 10 steps and I’ll see you in the anchorage! [More] Checklist for Going Cruising
How feasible is it to support yourself by working while you cruise? What does it take to really do it? Elena from Kittiwake tells all! [More] Cruising Stories: Working from a Boat
You have to get the work done to go cruising. But every now and then, you need a sailing break to remind you of why you’re working so hard. [More] Why We Cruise
What is being a success at cruising? Jaye Linder tackles that question as friends have changed their plans and feel somewhat apologetic. [More] Cruising Stories: Successful Cruising
No, we’re not always feeling calm, cool, collected and fearless! Here’s a technique for making both others and yourself believe that you are. [More] When You’re Feeling a Little Nervous
Deciding to go cruising can be daunting and exciting. Nica shares 9 tips on how to keep the dream alive until you actually cast off the dock lines. [More] 9 Tips for the Cruiser-To-Be
Being prepared for offshore cruising not only means having gear to handle heavy weather, but also gaining confidence to face your first storm at sea. [More] Overcoming Fear and Gaining Confidence
What can you do leading up to your cruising adventure to make the first year learning curve a little less daunting? Practice some non-sailing skills that you’ll be needing! [More] Practicing Skills for Cruising
Friendships formed on the water are special. Is it the people or the circumstances? Nica explores a few of the many amazing friendships formed by time on the water. [More] Boating Friendships